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  • WDBJ7 sits down with George Allen

    WDBJ7 sits down with George Allen
    The Virginia U.S. Senate race is among the most closely watched and hotly contested in the country, and the outcome could determine which party controls the Senate. WDBJ7's Hollani Davis goes one on one with Republican George Allen. Hollani:...
  • Harford to host 2012 IECC seminar

    The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code, as adopted by Harford County, takes effect July 1. To help provide better understanding of the concepts of the code, the Harford County Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits is hosting a seminar...
  • Both off-shore drilling, wind farms could be spoils of election

    Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads. At first glance...
  • All (green) thumbs

    It was interesting while it lasted. But it looks like the "green revolution" has entered the long slide into "What was all that about?" In January, the Spanish government removed absurdly lavish subsidies for its renewable energy industry, and the...
  • Rising Energy Bills: How to save money

    Rising Energy Bills: How to save money
    Many of us get a real "shock" when we open our power bill each month. And as energy rates continue to rise, no relief is in sight. So what can you do to save money? Saving energy will be the primary topic of an expo that will take place at the Roanoke...
  • From disaster comes knowledge

    Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach. Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...
  • Historic Annapolis mansion considers eco-friendly upgrades

    Historic Annapolis mansion considers eco-friendly upgrades
    Faced with the challenge of keeping a historic mansion warm for elderly residents while reining in costs, the nonprofit organization that operates the 18th-century Chase-Lloyd House in Annapolis is turning to 21st-century techniques to save the day....
  • Yale Students Push For Divesting in Fossil Fuels

    Yale Students Push For Divesting in Fossil Fuels
    Back in the 1980s, “divestment” was a term for a student-driven campaign to force colleges and universities to end their financial connections to companies doing business with South Africa’s brutal white apartheid regime. Today, the...
  • Heat just one home this winter

    Heat just one home this winter
    Maryland's state government desperately wants you to plug up your leaky house in order to use less electricity. To get homeowners on board, the Empower Maryland program is offering 50 percent rebates of up to $3,150 on retrofit projects that make your...
  • We Caught You Doing Something Cool: Home Energy Audits Unveil Inefficiencies

     
    The typical American family spends about $1,900 a year on home utility bills, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A home energy assessment, or …...
  • In first gulf oil lease auction since spill, BP bids -- and bids

     
    In the first auction of Gulf-based leases since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP submitted 11 high bids for drilling leases....