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Cause of Silver Spring apartment explosion still unknown

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SILVER SPRING — Federal investigators found a disconnected vent pipe in an apartment building that exploded last year, killing seven people and injuring dozens. But the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the cause of the August 2016 ...

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Possible drug-related blast investigated at Md. federal lab

GAITHERSBURG — Police are trying to determine whether an explosion inside a Maryland federal laboratory that injured one person was the result of an effort to make drugs. National Institute of Standards and Technology spokeswoman Gail Porter says the explosion ...

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D.C. Circuit upholds EPA’s retroactive veto of mining permit

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had the legal authority to retroactively veto a water pollution permit for one of West Virginia’s largest mountaintop removal coal mines years after it was issued, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. ...

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