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  • 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...
  • Fossil fuel firms get audience with lawmakers, others

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Officials representing four top donors to Gov. Bob McDonnell's upcoming energy conference are among a select group of speakers guaranteed an audience before a group of southern lawmakers, government officials and business...
  • Cancer rates in Barnett Shale climb, residents want answers why

    Cancer rates in Barnett Shale climb, residents want answers why
    Lorrie Squibb remembers many days when she didn't feel well, but she didn't know why. "I was just sick, month after month," said the mother of two. Squibb says two months after she moved from Flower Mound to Michigan in 2010, she was diagnosed with...
  • O'Malley pushes PSC to seek renewables in new power generation

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is pushing state energy regulators to consider renewable energy resources and to allow utilities to own plants again in their efforts to seek potential new power generation at cost-controlled prices. To prevent potential blackouts...
  • BGE natural gas customers could see 5% drop in bill

    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Tuesday that natural gas customers could anticipate a nearly 5 percent decrease in their bill for the upcoming winter. The bill for a typical residential customer is expected to total $556 for the period between Nov. 1...
  • Renewable industry: State going backward

    Renewable industry: State going backward
    We've heard plenty of lip service when it comes to renewable energy in this state, and the talk at the Florida Energy Summit this week starring Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wasn't any different. In fact, Putnam, who now oversees the state...
  • Gas line break cuts off Locust Point

    Gas line break cuts off Locust Point
    Residents and businesses in Locust Point face life without natural gas for heat, cooking and heating water for "several" days after a contractor ruptured a 12-inch main serving the South Baltimore neighborhood, according to Baltimore Gas and Electric Co....