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UM launches new environmental research center

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland officials are launching a new kind of environmental and policy center. Gov. Martin O’Malley and Sen. Barbara Mikulski will be among the officials celebrating the University of Maryland’s National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center on Monday in Annapolis. The ...

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$7.5M gift to fix Washington Monument

WASHINGTON — A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake. Businessman David Rubenstein told ...

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Engineers finish inspection of Washington Monument

WASHINGTON — Engineers have completed their inspection of the Washington Monument’s exterior following damage from an earthquake. The National Park Service says the team that has been rappelling from the top of the monument finished its survey Wednesday morning. The ...

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Engineers resume inspection of Washington Monument

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service says engineers are resuming their inspection of the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument. The team was to continue its rappelling work Monday. Work was suspended both Saturday and Sunday due to the weather, including high winds. ...

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Engineers inspect top of Washington Monument

WASHINGTON — National Park Service officials say engineers have completed an inspection of earthquake damage at the pyramid-like top of the Washington Monument. At a briefing Friday, officials said engineers also inspected six levels of stone below the top. The ...

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What’s old is new again at Straughan Environmental in Columbia

The 15-year-old company built around sustainable environmental planning practiced what it has preached when it cut the ribbon on a recycled 25-year-old office building at 10255 Old Columbia Rd. last month. With a $700,000 budget, designers showed Straughan’s environmental scientists ...

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