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District DOE Begins New Push for Clean Rivers

Every time it rains, stormwater runoff sends trash, pollution and dirty water into the Anacostia and Potomac rivers, making them too dirty for activities like fishing and swimming.

06/18/2015

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Harsh Winter Doubles Normal Md. Road Salt Use, Sparking Environmentalist Concern

Between fiscal year 2009 and FY 2012, the Maryland State Highway Administration used 1.06 million tons of salt on roads during winter weather events, at an average of 211,043.8 tons per winter.

03/13/2014