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  • Chemical Leak At St. Mary's Hospital Contained

    A chemical leak in a lab at St. Mary's Hospital has been contained, a hospital spokeswoman said.
  • Research, environmental efforts in Hampton Roads benefit from federal spending plan

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that just cleared Congress includes millions of dollars toward advanced aircraft, a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, stiffer standards for oil tank cars and repairs to the state's spaceport damaged by a rocket explosion in October....

    U.S. taxpayers help fund oil-train boom amid safety concerns

    For the past 18 months, Americans from Albany to Oregon have voiced growing alarm over the rising number of oil-laden freight trains coursing through their cities, a trend they fear is endangering public safety. In at least a handful of places, the...

    Dan River coal ash spill damage could top $300 million

    RALEIGH, N.C. An academic study completed last week projects the monetary damage caused by the coal ash spill in the Dan River in February could exceed $300 million. The estimate comes as Duke Energy, and potentially its customers, face absorbing...

    Conservation groups say Duke Energy plant leaks coal ash into N.C. river

    Three environmental groups said Thursday that they have discovered toxic coal ash leaks from a retired Duke Energy coal plant in North Carolina, allegedly polluting the Yadkin River nine months after a massive coal ash spill from a Duke plant fouled the...