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  • 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...
  • Community Commentary: There's too much unknown about 'fracking' effects

    An essential element of a viable democracy is that its citizens be accurately informed, and that, once informed, they actively participate in the process of decision making. I fully believe that when the people of this nation have the information they...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • Trash choice brings high price

    Trash choice brings high price
    Residents of La CaƱada Flintridge can choose the company that hauls their trash, but in doing so, they might be choosing higher prices. Even with Athens Services and Allied Waste Services competing, and new hauler NASA soon to be offering its services...
  • Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift

    Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift
    Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead. The Houston firm’s revenue in...
  • Electric choice: Know your rights

    Electric choice: Know your rights
    The pitch from the door-to-door salesman sounded appealing: a deal to lock in a lower electricity rate with Constellation Energy Group and get a better gas price with Constellation's BGE Home for the next 12 months. But Baltimore County resident Michelle...
  • Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events

    Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events
    For a group deeply worried about mankind's survival in a world racked by escalating environmental problems, Earth Forum of Howard County takes an approach that dovetails nicely with the county's campaign for civility. While the four-year-old church-...
  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell issues energy goals

    RICHMOND – As part of his effort to make Virginia the "energy capital of the East Coast," Gov. Bob McDonnell issued his energy policy agenda for the 2012 General Assembly session on Thursday, including money to develop wind energy off the coast, a...
  • No link between Virginia earthquake and fracking, scientists say

    Scientists say there is no link between a controversial natural gas drilling technique and the Virginia earthquake that rattled the East Coast in August. “Let’s be very clear: fracking did not cause the Virginia earthquake,” said...