| May 15, 2013
| 8:31 AM
The following is from the May 7 City Council meeting. All council members were present.
The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time can be...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:19 PM
A flurry of letters that went back and forth between Southern California Edison and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries late last year reveal the serious hurdles that stand in the way of the San Onofre nuclear power plant's long-term future.
The plant had...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:43 PM
One of two reactors at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland was shut down again Tuesday, the second unplanned outage in the past two weeks.
Plant operators powered down Unit 2 manually around 5:30 a.m. after a pump that feeds water...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A good bill to get more clean energy into Connecticut has been held up in the House. That's too bad. The House should pass the bill, which has already passed the Senate. It would likely lower Connecticut's sky-high electric rates while decreasing the...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs.
Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland restarted one of its two reactors Thursday after fixing the mechanical problem that caused its shutdown two days earlier, a Constellation spokesman said.
Unit 2 reconnected to the regional electric...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tom Horton's recent commentary on nuclear energy is excellent and provides the beginning of a rational discussion of green energy in Maryland ("Embracing nukes," May 23). He includes data which shows that wind farms on average operate at 30 percent of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Harold Agnew, a leading figure of the nuclear age who helped design the first atomic bomb as a member of the Manhattan Project, led efforts after World War II to make the weapons more secure and championed the development of nuclear power during a...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan – When Taiwanese lawmakers exchanged blows in August, two of them rolled around on the floor, locked in some sort of amateur wrestling hold.
Another one pulled up his sleeves to show off his biceps. A ruling party legislator cast an...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials hoping to end the nuclear standoff with Iran not only face a nation legendary for hard-line negotiating, they also must deal with members of Congress who may be just as unyielding.
In talks with Iran set...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Watch out, jellyfish. JEROS, the jellyfish-destroying robot, is coming for you. Or possibly making more of you.
Developed by a team of engineers in Korea, JEROS is a robot designed for destroying jellyfish swarms, like the one that recently clogged...