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  • Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer

    Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer
    Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88. The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
  • Hundreds oppose China refinery project in mostly peaceful protests

    Hundreds oppose China refinery project in mostly peaceful protests
    BEIJING -- Surrounded and pushed back by police, hundreds of people shouted and marched again in the southern China city of Kunming to protest the construction of a petrochemical plant. It was the second time this month that demonstrators gathered in...
  • Photos set course for 'Chicago River'

    Photos set course for 'Chicago River'
    Composer Orbert Davis has drawn inspiration for movements of “The Chicago River,” his new jazz symphony, from particular images in “The Lost Panoramas” by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams. Here is a guide to the five movements of...
  • Environmental group requests hearing process on San Onofre restart

    Environmental group requests hearing process on San Onofre restart
    An environmental group filed a motion Friday asking federal regulators to set up trial-like public hearings before deciding on a proposal by Southern California Edison to restart its troubled San Onofre nuclear plant. The plant has been out of service...
  • Consolidated water and sewer operation a good idea for Harford [Editorial]

    The idea of having Harford County served by a single governmental entity responsible for providing clean water and treating sewage on the whole is a good one. There are, however, aspects of such a system that deserve close public scrutiny as the water and...
  • BP oil refinery waste piles up on Southeast Side

    BP oil refinery waste piles up on Southeast Side
    Just south of the Chicago Skyway bridge, a dusty byproduct of the Canadian oil boom is piling up in huge black mountains along the Calumet River. More is on the way. A lot more. By the end of the year, the oil giant BP is expected to complete work...
  • Thousands of lives at risk and L.A.'s quake retrofit law isn't helping

    Thousands of lives at risk and L.A.'s quake retrofit law isn't helping
    When investor Izek Shomof and his family bought the faded Hayward Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, it was home to hundreds of low-income residents, many living alone in single-room units. He decided to keep the building as a residential hotel, so the city...
  • GAO questions disparities in nuclear plant oversight

    GAO questions disparities in nuclear plant oversight
    A new government report raises questions about the consistency of federal nuclear power plant oversight, noting regional disparities in the frequency with which plants - including Maryland's Calvert Cliffs - have been cited for safety problems or...
  • Foreign travel: State Department renews Colombia warning

    1. The State Department this month renewed its warning on Colombia, noting that people travel safely to the South American country but that "violence linked to narco-trafficking continues to affect some rural areas and parts of large cities." 2. The...
  • Mexico: Fatal explosion at candy factory in Ciudad Juarez

    Mexico: Fatal explosion at candy factory in Ciudad Juarez
    MEXICO CITY -- An explosion at a candy factory Thursday on Mexico’s border with Texas did major damage to the building, killed at least one worker and injured dozens more, authorities said. The blast in an industrial park of maquiladoras in the...
  • Former mayors lend support to desal plant

    A dozen former Huntington Beach mayors recently sent a letter to the California Coastal Commission, urging that it approve the permit for a long-proposed desalination plant. The commission, which has oversight over coastal access, will consider...