| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Pollution from the smokestacks of Connecticut’s last coal-fired power plant is racist.
That’s the message NAACP activists are trying to send about the Bridgeport Harbor Station plant and the impact it’s having on the lives and health...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 11:15 PM
The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors has many items to consider today. It will convene in closed session at 8:30 a.m., reconvene in open session at 1 p.m. and hold an electric rate hearing at 5 p.m.
The board’s closed-session...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:04 PM
A proposal that does not raise electricity rates was presented to the public at an electricity rate public hearing Tuesday following the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.
The proposal seeks to avoid a base-rate increase by using...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Water levels released from Appalachian Power’s Smith Mountain Project have returned to normal following lower-than-normal levels being released for about a month.
According to a news release from Appalachian Power, water releases from the Smith...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:32 PM
If you're a Progress Energy customer and you've looked yourself in the mirror lately, you're looking at "dumb money."
Those aren't my words. That's how an energy policy wonk described customers who get saddled with financial risk when utilities take...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
For all the hysteria generated by climate-change deniers over how reducing greenhouse gas emissions would be disastrous for consumers and the economy, Maryland and the other eight states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are demonstrating that...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:22 PM
A consortium of Northeastern states including Maryland has agreed to reset a power plant emissions cap to current levels and to tighten it annually starting in 2015, an action officials said would increase investment in energy efficiency and slightly...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:23 PM
A route for the Big Stone South to Ellendale electricity transmission line has been chosen and will cross through the counties of Grant, Day and Brown into Dickey County, N.D.
The proposed route for the line, which is projected to cost more than $300...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Charles Campbell, a retired executive with Gulf Oil, once again gets the facts wrong in his latest attempt to attack wind energy ("Nuclear power is good for the environment," May 28).
First, Mr. Campbell falsely claims that Denmark has not seen a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
For at least half the roughly 25 people who showed up to a community meeting Thursday night on proposed electricity rate increases, it wasn't just the thought of ballooning bills that had them fuming, it was how the meeting was run.