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New Green Roof Graces Department of the Interior Building

Article: 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

Article: 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…