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“Clean up, Green up” Prince George's County

“Clean up, Green up”  Prince George's County

County Announces Pickup Dates/Hours and Locations of Materials for Beautification Event

According to Linda Lowe from Prince George’s County, here are the following pickup dates for all plants, planting materials and litter collection equipment to all citizens, residents, municipalities, businesses, schools and homeowner organizations participating in “Clean Up, Green Up” Prince George’s County. The below-listed schedule details the information all groups will need to join in the events scheduled for October 22, 2011 taking place at various sites throughout the County.

Plants and Planting Materials Pickup Dates/Hours and Location:
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 – Thursday, October 20, 2011
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

All Civic Groups pick up from:
Department of Public Works & Transportation (DPWT)
8400 D’Arcy Road
Forestville, MD
(301) 499-8531

Pepco and the Arbor Day Foundation Launch Energy-Saving Project

Pepco and the Arbor Day Foundation Launch Energy-Saving Project


According to Pepco, in cooperation with the Arbor Day Foundation, they are providing 3,000 free trees to customers in the Washington, D.C., area. The cooperative effort launches the Arbor Day Foundation’s pilot energy efficiency program called Energy-Saving Trees aimed at helping conserve energy through strategic tree planting. 

The trees will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, with 1,000 trees reserved for District of Columbia customers, 1,000 trees for Montgomery County, Md., customers, and 1,000 trees for Prince George’s County, Md., customers.

Prince George's County to Hold Public Forums on Water Quality


LARGO, MD – Prince George’s County will hold a series of three public forums for input on improving water quality in the County.  The first session will be held on August 16, 2011 at the Prince George’s County Soil Conservation District located at 5301 Marlboro Race Track Road, Suite 100 in Upper Marlboro. 


CODE RED Temperatures in Prince George's County


UPPER MARLBORO, MD – The National Weather Service is predicting extremely hot and humid weather this week for Prince George’s County with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees and possible CODE RED air quality by the end of the week.  

Stay Healthy in the Heat

 Stay Healthy in the Heat


LARGO, MD - The Prince George’s County Health Department would like to ensure that residents are well informed on how to beat the heat as temperatures reach excessive temperatures.  For in-depth information about coping with deadly temperatures in the upper 90s and reaching 100 degrees, please visit the Health Department website.


NASA Air Pollution Flights Over Maryland Planned For Monday, July 11th

NASA Air Pollution Flights Over Maryland Planned For  Monday, July 11th


NASA's DISCOVER-AQ air quality field campaign is scheduled to take to the skies over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor and northeast Maryland on Monday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT. The flight segment between the Washington Beltway and Baltimore will follow Interstate 95.