New App Helps Anglers, DNR Track Fish

A new website and smartphone app, on which a group of Maryland-area recreational anglers worked for months, is expected to enhance the quality of a federally run program that tracks and helps manage recreational fisheries

Exelon Commits to Pepco Charities

Local philanthropies were initially concerned that management changes would affect Pepco’s commitment to non-profits. But Exelon has issued assurances that the company will remain committed to Pepco’s 2013 level of philanthropic giving.

Md. Senators Mikulski and Cardin Vote Against Keystone Pipeline

Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin joined 37 other Democrats and two independents in opposition to a bill authorizing construction of the 1,700-mile Keystone pipeline.

Anglers Leery of Revised Fisheries Monitoring

Revisions to a federal program used to monitor recreational fisheries, such as the striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay, have failed to gain the trust of the recreational angling community despite the millions of dollars that have been spent so far.

Alternative Fuel Day Kicks Off on National Mall

The nation’s largest clean vehicle awareness event kicked off Friday on the National Mall with an exhibit featuring automotive technology and industry solutions.

Cancer Research Hurt by Slowdown in Government Spending

Washington’s budget cuts in recent years are starting to take their toll, researchers and others say, slowing the growth of NIH’s budget and curtailing important cancer research.