| May 28, 2011
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:49 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:04 AM
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...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Residents of La Cañada 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 12:21 PM
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-...