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Green roofs could be the answer to clean D.C.'s rivers

D.C. wants to make the Anacostia fishable and swimable in 18 years. Could a green roof help?

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: green roofs, American University, Rachel Nania, rivers

Maryland emissions-related deaths highest in U.S.

Long-term exposure to air pollution leads to a higher percentage of the population in Maryland to die prematurely than in any other state, according to a new study on the impact of air quality on health.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: air quality, emissions, Maryland, Capital News Service

Shipping company convicted in Va pollution case

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: shipping company

Crisfield man pleads guilty to polluting

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 12:40pm EDT

Tags: crisfield, Chesapeake Bay,

Bay restoration goals one-quarter to one-third met

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 03:40pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay,

Thousands eat Anacostia fish despite health risks, warnings

A new study finds more education, outreach needed to prevent anglers from eating fish caught in the Anacostia River.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 06:25am EST

Tags: anacostia Riverkeeper, Mike Bolinder, fishing, Anacostia River, food safety

Md., Va. make list of worst power plant polluters

Maryland, Virginia and Delaware are among the nation's top 20 power plant polluters, although Maryland has made significant cuts, according to rankings released Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 02:46pm EDT

Tags: Natural Resources Defense Council, power plant,

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