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  • Harris seeks to ban low-ceiling horse trailers

    Harris seeks to ban low-ceiling horse trailers
    — Rep. Andy Harris, whose district is home to last year's Kentucky Derby winner, has tucked a ban on cramped horse trailers into a massive transportation bill pending in Congress, pitting him against lawmakers in his own party, farming interests and...
  • Gas, water restored to most Mill Hill, Carrollton Ridge households

    Natural gas and water service have been restored to most of the approximately 1,000 southwest Baltimore households that lost them as a result of pipe breaks Tuesday, city officials say. As of Sunday afternoon, about 25 households were still waiting for...
  • 2 coal-burning plants to power down early

    2 coal-burning plants to power down early
    Built during the early part of the last century to satisfy Chicago's growing demand for electricity, two of the nation's oldest coal-fired power plants will shut down amid concerns about lung-damaging air pollution and competition from cleaner, less-...
  • O'Malley tilts at windmills

    Marylanders pay some of the highest tax rates in the country. Increased tolls, fees, and fuel taxes will soon make our driving costs higher than most. Now Governor Tax wants to add $24 a year to our utility bills so he can tilt at windmills in the ocean....
  • We could use a little postive energy

    We could use a little postive energy
    Energy affects consumer choices large and small, from a replacement light bulb to the kind of car we drive. It influences investments businesses make in new equipment and technology. And it creates opportunities for companies that either provide energy...
  • Natural gas boom leads to low prices

    Natural gas boom leads to low prices
    It must be a little bit tough to be Tom Murphy. By day, the co-director of the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research crunches numbers and looks at reports coming from the region's booming natural gas industry — all of which show...
  • Oil prices expected to rise with demand

    Oil prices expected to rise with demand
    Allentown's Tom Schweyer doesn't worry much about oil prices. His daily commute to work from Midway Manor to his job as an auditor in downtown Allentown is just six miles round trip. He walks to lunch. But as a numbers cruncher, he knows the rising...
  • Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound

    Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound
    It may be the fuel of the future, but alternative energy is having plenty of problems with the present. Paul Copleman fears the government subsidies that make his company's wind turbines affordable may soon disappear. Greg Roth says cheap natural gas has...
  • Cheap natural gas, caution curb nuclear energy

    Cheap natural gas, caution curb nuclear energy
    It's radioactive, its plants can be expensive to build and it scares the bejeebers out of many, but to some, nuclear energy is the future. That may well be true, but for now, the race to that future has slowed to a cautious crawl as regulators have...
  • A verdict on electricity deregulation?

    A verdict on electricity deregulation?
    Now that the Lehigh Valley is in its third year of deregulated electricity, can we finally render a verdict on the matter? Can we say, one way or the other, whether taking a big chunk of Pennsylvania's electric industry and turning it over to the...
  • Air Products wants to supply California drivers with hydrogen

    Air Products wants to supply California drivers with hydrogen
    In 1943, visibility on the streets of Los Angeles dropped to about three blocks as a layer of filth descended from the sky, attacking the eyes, lungs and stomachs of the city's inhabitants. The culprit: smog. In 1952, California Institute of...