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Wind Energy Bill Gets More Support

A wind energy bill sponsored by Governor Martin O’Malley gets support from a coalition of Maryland college students.


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A Green Siding Choice: Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding has received a bad rap, but it’s cleaner than you may think.


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Green Grand Prix Winner Proves Anyone Can Get Great Gas Mileage

Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix, normally rings to the sound of heavily tuned race-cars and squealing tires in almost continual gluttonous praise of gasoline, but yesterday it hosted a different type of […]



Sen. Cardin Unveils Green Jobs Bill

Maryland lawmakers focus on getting people back to work. U.S. Senator Ben Cardin has proposed a change in the federal tax code to boost the construction industry.


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Going Green For Back-To-School

If you are a parent who is trying to hand down a reduced carbon footprint, this expedition might seem more like an insurmountable summit. Oft times, “going green” means dolling out large amounts of greenbacks. Lucky are the parents who live in Charm City.


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Mid-Atlantic Green Job Portal Goes Online

Maryland labor officials say job seekers have a new online tool for finding green jobs.


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Rare Species On Tap At Md. Conservation Meeting

How private landowners can help preserve the green salamander and other rare species found in Garrett County will be discussed at the annual meeting of the Allegheny Highlands Conservancy.


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Army To Demonstrate New ‘Green’ Ammo At Aberdeen

The Army will be demonstrating new “green” ammunition at the Aberdeen Proving Ground.


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Best Earth Day Activities In Maryland

Do you need something green to do on Earth Day?


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Green Events Pave The Way To Earth Day

Earth Day is this Friday and environmental activities are being held across the region this week to raise environmental awareness.


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Apartment Building Allows Electric Cars To Charge Up

You may have considered buying an electric car, but asked, “Where will I plug it in?” A new green apartment building in Baltimore has the answer.


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Cardin Urges Careful Lawn Fertilizer Use

The park where Sen. Ben Cardin and environmentalists gathered Monday to report on lawn fertilizer’s harmful effects on the Chesapeake Bay made the point for them: the lawn includes a grassy patch on a pier jutting over the harbor where any excess fertilizer threatens to run into the harbor and help fuel oxygen-robbing algae growing in the water.





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