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  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy.
  • Environmentalists say NRG plan doesn't go far enough

    Environmentalists expressed frustration with NRG Energy's pollution reduction plan announced Thursday, saying it didn't go far enough. NRG Energy said it will cease coal operations at one generating unit in Romeoville (the Will County plant), convert its...

    Kashkari says Nestle closure is proof of state's poor business climate

    Kashkari says Nestle closure is proof of state's poor business climate
    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari pointed to Nestle USA’s decision to shutter a Chatsworth plant and move operations out-of-state as the latest indicator of the state’s poor business climate under Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. “...

    Plant closure over roach infestation latest setback for Foster Farms

    The cockroach infestation that closed a Foster Farms chicken plant in Central California was the latest setback for the giant poultry company, which last year faced a salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 400 people. The U.S. Department of...

    Electric malfunction shuts down Calvert Co. power plant

    Electric malfunction shuts down Calvert Co. power plant
    Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant shut down on Tuesday evening following an electric malfunction. The outage, which occurred at around 9:25 p.m., resulted from a breakdown on the non-nuclear side of the Calvert County facility, according to a news...