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Takoma residents oppose high rise apartment on Metro property

Takoma Park and Metro officials are battling over whether a planned apartment building near the Takoma Metro will be too tall.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:39pm EDT

Tags: Metro, takoma park, D.C. Height Act, apartments, ari ashe

Md. AG: Part of wind turbine bill unconstitutional

Maryland's attorney general has deemed a portion of a law aimed at putting distance between wind turbines and homes unconstitutional.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 04:24pm EDT

Tags: wind energy, Doug Gansler, wind turbines

Fairfax revamps zoning, prompting abortion debate

The Fairfax City Council has voted to revamp its zoning of medical facilities, drawing the ire of abortion rights activists who say the new rules target abortion clinics.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 02:10pm EDT

Tags: city of fairfax, medical facilities, abortion clinic regulations, Eric Cantor, Steven Stombres

Zoning changes could mean bigger headache for DC parking

Proposed changes to the District's zoning code could make finding a parking spot even more difficult.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 06:45am EDT

Tags: parking, andrew mollenbeck, D.C., walkable communities

Mayor seeks new chapter in Alexandria waterfront battle

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille hopes to obtain a super majority vote on an amendment to the waterfront blueprint and rebuff several lawsuits that have stalled the plan.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:52pm EST

Tags: alexandria waterfront, Bill Euille,

D.C. zoning overhaul stokes residents' fears

Planning officials in D.C. are rewriting the city's zoning rules for the first time in 54 years, and the process is increasing residents' anxieties about growth.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: D.C.,