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  • Exelon settlement at a glance

    In a settlement with Gov. Martin O'Malley over the proposed buyout of Constellation Energy Group, Exelon Corp. has promised to develop significantly more natural gas, wind and solar power in Maryland, give more money to help low-income customers and...
  • O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit

    O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit
    While Maryland business, labor and environmental groups backed a $1 billion settlement between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Exelon Corp. related to the Chicago company's buyout of Constellation Energy Group, not everyone was satisfied. Merger opponent EDF...
  • Gas leasing in Western Maryland spurs calls for reform

    Gas leasing in Western Maryland spurs calls for reform
    — The first natural gas well has yet to be drilled into the Marcellus shale deposits underlying Western Maryland, but ripples already are being felt here from an industry that has brought wealth — and controversy — in neighboring...
  • The end of coal plants in Hampton Roads?

    The end of coal plants in Hampton Roads?
    The Yorktown Power Station and Chesapeake Energy Center, the two largest coal-fired power plants in Hampton Roads, burn on average 6,700 tons of coal every day. The plants, which date to the 1950s, create enough electricity for 260,000 households. Yet...
  • Natural Perspectives: Current situation more like 'global weirding'

    Natural Perspectives: Current situation more like 'global weirding'
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center's "State of the Climate: Global Analysis for Annual 2010" makes for some pretty sobering reading. Vic and I waded through the nine-page document over the hot Fourth...
  • 'True Blood' blog: Season 4, Episode 3, 'If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?'

    'True Blood' blog: Season 4, Episode 3, 'If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?'
    "Sorry." -- Eric Northman I think it's important to list the most frightening things about this crazy, muddled installment of "True Blood." Ready? In descending order: 5. A child-like Eric killing Sookie's fairy godmother (apparently when this happens...
  • More nuclear power planned for Florida

    Customers of Florida's two largest power companies will have paid $772 million by the end of 2011 to produce more nuclear power - before any concrete has been poured.     The money has been plowed into planning the expansions. Florida Power & Light has...
  • Feds aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent

    Feds aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent
    NASA opened an energy efficient office building at Langley Research Center in Hampton. The Navy is running boats on biofuel in Norfolk. But those efforts only go so far as NASA, the Department of Defense — and every other federal agency under White...
  • Nuclear power tax will cause a meltdown in your electric bill

    Nuclear power tax will cause  a meltdown in your electric bill
    The catastrophe in Japan hasn't dimmed my support for more nuclear-power plants. How we pay for them is another matter. Progress Energy has been billing us for two planned nuclear plants since 2009. Given the history of such projects, call it the Pay...
  • Mailbag: Left-leaning readers showcase their intolerance

    In response to the inflamed readers who were vexed by the article regarding Stephen K. Bannon's Sarah Palin documentary ("Film highlights Palin's successes," Aug. 12): Last time I checked, tolerance is a two-way street. But for the left it seems that...
  • Could fracking for natural gas be the cause of Tuesday's earthquake?

    If you compare a map of this country's fracking sites with one of U.S. nuclear power plants, you will see that on both maps the area from the Great Lakes to the East Coast is the area of greatest concentration for both, and they overlap. If you then...