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  • New Year's Resolutions: Living green is a good way to embrace 2013, suggests askHRgreen.org

    New Year's Resolutions: Living green is a good way to embrace 2013, suggests askHRgreen.org
    Environmental experts in Hampton Roads hope you will make some all-important resolutions for 2013:  Resolve to Live Greener!  It's important because of our close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and the many natural resources we enjoy along the Mid-...
  • Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk

    Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk
    For an imaginary moment, swim with Hueland Todd Brown as he descends into a deep, caramel-colored river, feeling his way with his hands and hoping nothing bites. Brown lives by the Choctawhatchee, a wild river that coils through remote forests in the...
  • Clark Magnet students study ecological impact of marijuana grow operations

    After hiking up a steep Ojai trail in 90-degree heat this October, a group of Clark Magnet High School Students came upon abandoned camps where illegal marijuana growers lived and cultivated plants grown with an excess of illegal chemical fertilizers...
  • Maryland's farm oversight called weak

    Maryland's farm oversight called weak
    As large-scale poultry farmers are required to do, Alan Hudson of Berlin filed a plan last year with Maryland environmental regulators spelling out how he intended to prevent manure from his flocks from fouling the Chesapeake Bay. Hudson had hired a...
  • Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers

    Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Surrounded by surf and sand, Jimmy Oliver thought about cotton. As he vacationed on the Outer Banks in late 2011, the Isle of Wight County farmer said he mapped out where he would plant his 2012 cotton crop. Beginning on a sunny,...
  • Kentucky 41: Improved tall fescue seed said to resist brown patch disease better -- think earlier Kentucky 31

    Kentucky 41: Improved tall fescue seed said to resist brown patch disease better -- think earlier Kentucky 31
    As a young homeowner, now a seasoned homeowner, Kentucky 31 was the go-to tall-turf fescue grass seed to plant.  I still believe in its sturdy, strong stands of grass for difficult areas. I've tried all the pricier fine fescues and find few hold up in the...
  • Federal inspectors should have warned of Texas fertilizer blast

    Federal inspectors should have warned of Texas fertilizer blast
    In my reading and listening about the fertilizer plant fire and explosion in West, Texas, I have noticed a dearth of comments about the dangers faced by first responders ("Obama to honor firefighters killed in Texas fertilizer blast," April 24). One...
  • Stormwater problem is real

    Stormwater problem is real
    Many thanks go to Alison Prost of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for her explanation of the stormwater fee ("Beyond 'rain tax' rhetoric," May 1). I would like to add a little historical background. When Europeans first visited the Chesapeake Bay, it...
  • VIDEO: Man catches fertilizer plant explosion on video

    VIDEO: Man catches fertilizer plant explosion on video
    Graphic Content Warning: A man in West, Texas, captured an explosion at a fertilizer plant on video from his vehicle Wednesday night, April 17, 2013. Viewer discretion is advised due to language and content.
  • Bombings Bring Back Bad Memories

    The deafening blast 50 feet behind Boston Marathon runner Tami Hughes jolted her right back to Sept. 11, 2001. "In the three seconds that it took me to turn around [last Monday], at first I'm like, 'Oh God, did a plane crash into a building?'" said...
  • Mayo: An unsettling week, with an ugly past

    A terror bombing at the Boston Marathon, an explosion at a Texas fertilizer factory and tainted mail in Washington, D.C. have made for an unsettling week. Throw in anniversaries of some of America's most tragic and traumatic days -- Virginia Tech,...