| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:04 PM
The United States and India sought to put a contentious history behind them Sunday by declaring a new partnership on climate change, security and economic issues, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejected calls for India to match China’s...
| Aug 5, 2014
Does anyone else see what is going on with the negotiations with Iran concerning its nuclear intentions? It has spent billions to develop nuclear mechanisms that are only necessary to build a nuclear weapon, while continuing to insist that it only desires...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Exelon told investors Thursday it expects to be compensated for the environmental and economic benefits that its nuclear plants provide in Illinois.
In a conference call after the power company released second-quarter earnings, Exelon officials noted...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:36 PM
State utility regulators, after denying a pair of records requests from activists and reporters, released a controversial study from a scientist about the cause of the catastrophic failure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant in early 2012.
| Sep 5, 2014
The list of distinguished American poets who've had success writing prose reads like a Who's Who of the American literary canon: Walt Whitman, Sylvia Plath, e.e. cummings, Rita Dove, John Ashbery, Sherman Alexie and Lydia Davis, to name just a few. Ben...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I read with interest the commentary, "The nuclear option" (Aug. 26), in The Baltimore Sun, and I wanted to comment on just one aspect of this public pitch for nuclear power. The author omitted the fact that Constellation Energy made application to the U....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:21 PM
To the editor: About 60 nuclear power plants with 100 nuclear reactors are operating in the U.S. As time — and global warming and our more-dramatic weather — combine to reduce grid capacity, we must broaden our menu of power sources,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Commentator Dan Ervin's recent discussion of the region's need for nuclear power argues that green alternatives such as wind and solar power can't adequately meet our energy needs ("The nuclear option Aug. 26).
He goes on to describe how green nuclear...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Consumers saved an estimated $168 million in electricity last year as a result of improved efficiency of television set-top boxes, the industry said in a report released this week.
The report was the first annual estimate of the industry's performance...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:31 PM
A 55-gallon drum of nuclear waste, buried in a salt shaft 2,150 feet under the New Mexico desert, violently erupted late on Feb. 14 and spewed mounds of radioactive white foam.
The flowing mass, looking like whipped cream but laced with plutonium,...