| Feb 22, 2011
| 9:17 PM
A private construction crew sheared a gas line behind a home on Balboa Island on Tuesday, forcing firefighters to evacuate more than a dozen residents in the area, officials said.
About 3:17 p.m., a crew doing construction on a home in the 800 block of...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Electric wagons powered by heavy batteries quietly zipped through the streets of Baltimore, carrying beer, milk, fruit and other goods from wholesalers to shops and homes. Some delivery companies installed their own charging stations or used a downtown...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Some people in town are upset because our trash collection fees may go up.
Like other homeowners, Vic and I got the notice that the city of Huntington Beach is proposing to raise the residential trash collection fees. Vic thought the proposed fee...
| Dec 1, 2010
The taxi fleet in Burbank is getting greener, and soon those greener pastures will make their way to Glendale.
The City Cab lot near Bob Hope Airport sports roughly 110 taxi cabs and minivans. Forty-six of those vehicles, or 42%, are now either gas-...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 8:09 AM
A natural gas leak has prompted road closures, that will likely last all day.
Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies were in the area of Folsom Boulevard and La Riviera Drive, at 4:30 a.m. Saturday and noticed an odor of gas. Deputies notified the...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 2:55 AM
What was believed to be a natural gas explosion leveled a vacant house in Kenosha, Wis., late Monday night, sending tornado-like debris and shock waves that damaged homes three blocks away.
"Everything flew off my walls," said Amanda Quiroz, who lives...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 4:00 PM
That deadly natural gas explosion last fall in San Bruno may not have been a simple accident. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, PG&E pushed the pipeline to its limits; along with close to a dozen others. One possible reason: PROFITS.
| Jan 21, 2011
A monitor at George Washington High School on the Southeast Side shows that air in the neighborhood has the distinction of containing the state's highest levels of toxic heavy metals, chromium and cadmium, as well as sulfates, which can trigger asthma...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:17 PM
Constellation Energy Group and its French nuclear partner, EDF Group, reached an agreement late Tuesday to give EDF full ownership of the proposed third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs, reviving hopes for the project's future.
Under the agreement,...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:28 PM
EDF Group indicated Wednesday that the French energy company hopes to renew efforts to secure a federal loan guarantee to help finance the construction of a proposed third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland.
This latest development...
| Nov 18, 2010
Bureaucracy never moved so fast. By a 5 to 2 vote the Twin Rivers School board agreed to move an entire school; 500 students and 30 staff members. But it won't happen overnight; students are teachers are going to have to return to Harmon Johnson...