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Montgomery County officials to hold session on utility rates

A Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission water meter. (Flickr / Isaac Wedin / “WSSC water meter.” / CC BY 2.0 / cropped and resized)

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County officials are holding a work session on a study about how rate increases for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission compare to other utilities around the nation. The council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee is meeting ...

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Obama flips switch on government renewable energy

WASHINGTON — Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020. Obama said the plan to use renewables for 20 percent ...

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Md. water pipe could return to use this weekend

OXON HILL — Water officials in Maryland say they hope to put a major water pipe back into service this weekend after repairs. Work on the pipe has meant that hundreds of thousands of people in southern Prince George’s County ...

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Gaylord resort at National Harbor checking in guests again

Ryman Hospitality Group Inc., of Nashville, Tenn., the owner of the 2,000-room Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, said Thursday that it received word from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission that the water crisis affecting southern Prince George’s County has been averted.

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Officials kept quiet about water crisis fix plan in Prince George’s Co.

OXON HILL — Water officials in Maryland knew that they may have averted a crisis that threatened to leave hundreds of thousands of people without water for days, but they kept mum for hours to ensure their fix worked. Water ...

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200K in Prince George’s Co. forced to cut water use

OXON HILL — Hundreds of thousands of people in suburban Washington are sweating through a punishing heat wave under orders to avoid long showers, turn off sprinklers and think twice about flushing the toilet. Carwashes, day care centers and fast-food ...

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Md. communities stock up on water for pipe repair

OXON HILL — Several southern Prince George’s County communities — including Joint Base Andrews and National Harbor — are being urged to stock up on water ahead of a pipeline repair will leave them without water for days just as ...

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