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Portsmouth, EPA negotiate cleanup agreement

Monday - 10/14/2013, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Portsmouth, EPA

What is in the Potomac River's water?

The Potomac River's drinking water is safe, but chemicals in the river are raising concerns among water quality experts.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 09:53am EDT

Tags: megan cloherty, Troubled Waters, Washington Aqueduct, EPA, Potomac River, swimming in Potomac, Department of Environment, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin


6 Va. groups to receive funds for environmental ed

Monday - 02/25/2013, 09:59am EST

Tags: EPA, NOVA, Annandale

EPA: Mid-Atlantic air pollution down in 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 03:51pm EST

Tags: environment, air pollution, Mid-Atlantic, EPA

EPA fracking study may dodge some tough questions

An ongoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study on natural gas drilling and its potential for groundwater contamination has gotten tentative praise so far from both industry and environmental groups.

Sunday - 01/06/2013, 11:33am EST

Tags: EPA, fracking

Judge in Va. rules EPA overstepped authority

A federal judge has ruled that the Environmental Protection agency exceeded its authority by attempting to regulate stormwater runoff into a Fairfax County creek as a pollutant.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:30pm EST

Tags: stormwater runoff, EPA, Fairfax County, Accotink Creek, Fairfax County Supervisors, courts, environment

EPA grants 16 states clean gas waivers after Sandy

The Obama administration is temporarily waiving some Clean Air Act requirements in 16 states and the District of Columbia to reduce fuel disruptions from Superstorm Sandy.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 10:25pm EDT

Tags: EPA, gasoline, Sandy

Md. air station settles hazardous waste violations

The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay $38,500 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 01:12pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Navy, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, EPA

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