RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is receiving $1.75 million in federal funds to support the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay. Announced Thursday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the funding is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Education is nominating four schools for the 2015 national Green Ribbon School program that recognizes environmental awareness. Bassett High School in Henry County was nominated for reducing…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Health officials and environmental advocates in Maryland are asking for a temporary stop to plans for fracking in the western part of the state. Montgomery County Del. David Fraser-Hidalgo announced the…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says a plan allowing offshore drilling along a wide area of the Atlantic Coast is “a big mistake” by President Barack Obama’s administration. O’Malley, a Democrat…
FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — Frostburg State University is inviting the public to watch a satellite feed of a national conference on climate change. Officials of the school in western Maryland say the university is one…
Environmentalist says Virginia has the opportunity to get ahead of the fracking industry and pass new regulations before any drillers would seek a permit.
The Potomac Conservancy has issued a scorecard on efforts in Maryland and the District of Columbia to combat the problems generated by stormwater runoff.
JASON DEAREN Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eight states on the East and West coasts released a plan Thursday for working together to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the nation’s roads by 2025.…
Decades-old styrofoam continues to blight the Anacostia River and now the District is considering a ban on the ubiquitous foamy plastic.
Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food
containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the
Residents in Spring Valley, the neighborhood built on a World War I chemical weapons testing and dumping site, are healthier than the nation overall, according to a new report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
After a wreck in Arlington dumped 1,800 gallons of sewage into area storm drains, officials are warning residents and their pets to steer clear of Four Mile Run.
How \”green\” are you, really? Earth Day is a great time to renew your commitment to do your best to reduce your personal carbon footprint — and save money in the process.
Monday, April 22 is Earth Day, an annual celebration of our planet and a day of environmental acknowledgement and awareness.
>Officials in Prince George\’s County want to use
development fund to provide tax breaks for green