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  • EPA plans new GHG limits for power plants

    Federal officials proposed on Tuesday the first-ever greenhouse gas limits for new power plants, a move that could affect a planned $6 billion coal-fired power plant in Surry County. Announced byU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyAdministrator Lisa...
  • Virginia OKs what could be first offshore wind turbine in the US

    Virginia regulators on Tuesday approved what could be the first offshore wind turbine built in the United States. The prototype turbine would stand 479 feet tall and be located in the lower Chesapeake Bay, about three miles from Cape Charles on Virginia&...
  • A better wind bill

    A better wind bill
    For all its risks and potential costs, Gov. Martin O'Malley's unsuccessful 2011 bill to facilitate the construction of offshore wind turbines near Ocean City would have benefited the state — and its electricity customers — through predictable,...
  • Study predicts natural gas exports boost US economy

    Study predicts natural gas exports boost US economy
    A new study predicts that exporting the nation's cheap, seemingly abundant supplies of natural gas will boost the U.S. economy, giving a nudge to prospects for shipping liquefied fuel abroad from a nearly idle terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. The report,...
  • Investment outlook for 2013 clouded by uncertainty

    Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year. But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...
  • Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift

    Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift
    Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead. The Houston firm’s revenue in...
  • Electric choice: Know your rights

    Electric choice: Know your rights
    The pitch from the door-to-door salesman sounded appealing: a deal to lock in a lower electricity rate with Constellation Energy Group and get a better gas price with Constellation's BGE Home for the next 12 months. But Baltimore County resident Michelle...
  • Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events

    Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events
    For a group deeply worried about mankind's survival in a world racked by escalating environmental problems, Earth Forum of Howard County takes an approach that dovetails nicely with the county's campaign for civility. While the four-year-old church-...
  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell issues energy goals

    RICHMOND – As part of his effort to make Virginia the "energy capital of the East Coast," Gov. Bob McDonnell issued his energy policy agenda for the 2012 General Assembly session on Thursday, including money to develop wind energy off the coast, a...
  • No link between Virginia earthquake and fracking, scientists say

    Scientists say there is no link between a controversial natural gas drilling technique and the Virginia earthquake that rattled the East Coast in August. “Let’s be very clear: fracking did not cause the Virginia earthquake,” said...
  • A level playing field for jobs

    A level playing field for jobs
    President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...