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New Green Roof Graces Department of the Interior Building

New Green Roof Graces Department of the Interior Building

WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2008 (ENS) – Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne Monday cut the ribbon opening a new green roof that has been planted on the third wing of the Main Interior Building in Washington. “What more suitable place for a green roof than the headquarters of America’s conservation department in Washington, DC?”…

Stormwater Overflows to Chesapeake Bay Focus of Court Battle

Stormwater Overflows to Chesapeake Bay Focus of Court Battle

WASHINGTON, DC, August 14, 2008 (ENS) – Operators of the Chesapeake region’s largest sewage treatment facility, the Capital District’s Blue Plains Wastewater plant, have filed a federal court challenge to pollution limits imposed on it by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental groups Thursday intervened to oppose the court challenge brought last month by the…