"KINGMAN ISLAND, D.C. — Here come the inside-the-Beltway bats, some scarred survivors of an insidious disease."
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"The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm watch for parts of North and South Carolina."
"Citing 'shift in priorities,' agency cancels multi-year grant for 27-year-old nonprofit news outlet covering the Chesapeake".
"A decades-long effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary, is showing signs of success. But scientists now say progress could be hindered by a hydroelectric dam, located on the Susquehanna River in northern Maryland."
"Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe urged the Trump administration to exclude his state from a federal offshore oil and gas drilling plan, citing concerns about revenue sharing and environmental issues, in a letter that his office revealed on Thursday."
"A Pennsylvania judge has put a two-week hold on all drilling for a controversial pipeline construction project that’s had multiple spills and sparked complaints of well contamination."
Residents in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were given 'misleading' statements by health officials who 'deflected' attention from lead-contaminated water, according to the audit."
"The Atlantic Coast Pipeline intended to carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina would have some adverse environmental effects, including impacts on water resources, forest and other habitats, but most could be reduced to insignificant levels, an assessment by federal regulators found."