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  • Casey urges speedier replacement of old pipelines in Allentown

    Casey urges speedier replacement of old pipelines in Allentown
    U.S. Senator Bob Casey has made no secret of his desire to push gas utilities to speed up the pace of replacing antiquated cast iron natural gas pipelines like the one that exploded in Allentown just over a year ago, killing five people and leveling a...
  • Gas drilling study fee debated

    A study of how or whether to allow a controversial drilling method for extracting natural gas in Western Maryland cannot be finished without funding, state officials told lawmakers Tuesday. O'Malley administration officials joined environmentalists in...
  • Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable

    Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable
    This informative, helpful article, "The energy producing and saving home,"  is written by Ben Cuker, professor of marine and environmental science at Hampton University in Hampton, Va.  His solar-powered home is on tour Oct. 1-2 for the Hampton Roads...
  • Report: Florida's electric rates highest of Southeast states

    Report: Florida's electric rates highest of Southeast states
    Florida's electric rates are higher than the other Southeastern states because the state's utilities use more natural gas. That's according to a a recent report by the University of Florida's Public Utility Research Center. The Public Service...
  • Cities stack their energy portfolio

    Cities stack their energy portfolio
    It’s a tale of two cities in two very different positions as the utilities in Burbank and Glendale work to meet strict state mandates for using renewable energy. At 21%, Glendale Water & Power is ahead of schedule in hitting the first benchmark...
  • On Lake Michigan, a coal-burning steamship gets a pass

    On Lake Michigan, a coal-burning steamship gets a pass
    — Built in the 1950s for the brawny task of ferrying railroad cars, the last coal-burning steamship on the Great Lakes is billed today as a nostalgic vacation shortcut between Wisconsin and Michigan. But every day it sails between this old...
  • Natural-gas odors prompt brief subway shutdown

    The Maryland Transit Administration's underground Metro stations were shut down for about an hour and a half Monday as city fire department units performed air-quality tests in response to reports of natural-gas odors, fire officials said. Fire...
  • Glendale gets $300,000 for CNG-powered trucks

    A $300,000 state-funded grant will help Glendale purchase 10 new compressed-natural gas trash trucks, city officials announced Tuesday. The clean-burning fuel cuts down significantly on the amount of toxins and particulate matter emitted from their...
  • Natural Perspectives: Getting prepared for disaster takes some real effort

    Preparing for emergencies is so important that Vic and I are devoting another column to the topic. After sitting in on the city's disaster preparedness seminar two weeks ago, I am more ready for emergencies. Vic and I have put many of the things that I...
  • Fracking: Don't let fear hold us back

    Maryland's 7.2 percent unemployment rate is below the national average but still too high. Families need help. Aging roads, sewer systems and other infrastructure need repair. Revenue projections for 2012 and beyond will not cover these programs, along...
  • Rick Perry talks energy, slams Herman Cain's '9-9-9' plan

    Rick Perry talks energy, slams Herman Cain's '9-9-9' plan
    Friday marked the day Rick Perry finally tried to go on offense. First he blitzed the network morning shows, then he delivered a detailed speech on energy policy in Pittsburgh. All before lunch. It amounted to what felt like a new chapter in the Texas...