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  • Wind energy is clean, but wind energy systems are not

    Wind energy is clean, but wind energy systems are not
    Last year, Gov.Martin O'Malley proposed to build 500 megawatts of offshore wind. The debate centered around how much this would really cost, and the proposal died. This year, the proposal is to spend a fixed amount of money by capping the amount by...
  • Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County

    Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County
    — It's quiet these days at Dominion's liquefied natural gas terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. Only five tankers docked last year at the pier a mile off the Calvert County shoreline, and not much traffic is expected this year, either. But thanks in...
  • Natural gas out in Millhill neighborhood, possibly for days

    A swath of the Millhill neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore lost natural gas and water service early Tuesday — and gas outages may continue for several days, according to the utility operators. At around 3:30 a.m., while Baltimore Department of...
  • Iowa ex-gov backs O'Malley's offshore wind push

    Iowa ex-gov backs O'Malley's offshore wind push
    Gov.Martin O'Malleyis getting backing from the Midwest in his push to put giant wind turbines off Maryland's coast.  Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, a fellow Democrat, showed up in Annapolis Tuesday to testify in support of O'Malley's bill to provide...
  • 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...