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  • Remembering the bitter winter of 1977

     Remembering the bitter winter of 1977
    When the coldest temperatures recorded in two decades gripped Hampton Roads earlier this week, the brutal 1977 winter that froze the region's waterways and covered its landscape with snow was what many readers remembered. "The month of January 1977...
  • Ratepayers may get refunds from San Onofre nuclear plant closure

    SACRAMENTO — Ratepayers of Southern California Edison Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co. could be in line for a share of more than $1 billion in refunds as part of a possible financial settlement from the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power...
  • Illinois Democrats go all-in on class warfare theme

    Illinois Democrats go all-in on class warfare theme
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Democrats went all-in Thursday with their election-year class warfare theme as Speaker Michael Madigan pitched the idea of asking voters to raise taxes on millionaires, Senate President John Cullerton advanced a minimum-wage...
  • Energy-bill shocks follow cold weather

    Energy-bill shocks follow cold weather
    Matt Kumpar paid $622 for the electricity his auto shop used in January, so he thought the February charge — a whopping $3,192 — was a mistake. It wasn't. The rate for his electric supply skyrocketed, a shift his provider blamed on...
  • Upcoming San Onofre nuclear plant auction generates interest

    Upcoming San Onofre nuclear plant auction generates interest
    Inside a building at the old San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, where storage casks were once manufactured to hold spent nuclear fuel, Dave Althaus looked adoringly at a large piece of equipment once used to cut metal. "That's a beautiful machine,"...
  • Customers would get $1.4 billion in refunds in San Onofre deal

    Customers would get $1.4 billion in refunds in San Onofre deal
    SACRAMENTO — Electricity customers in Southern California would receive $1.4 billion in refunds on their bills over the next eight years as part of an agreement between two utilities and ratepayer organizations over the closing of the San Onofre...
  • The Harbor Report: Gate may hold key to harbor's future

    A couple of years ago at a Harbor Commission meeting, the topic of replacing some of our harbor's 18 miles of seawalls an estimated cost of $500 million was discussed. Of course, the cost is what first grabbed my attention, along with how the...
  • U.S. gas exports: disenfranchising Maryland to spite Russia? [Commentary]

    U.S. gas exports: disenfranchising Maryland to spite Russia? [Commentary]
    So, the United States can still respond quickly when democratic norms are trampled by a dictatorial power abroad. Good for Ukraine. Too bad Washington doesn't seem to care when the trampling occurs right here at home — at least not when the U.S. gas...
  • Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown

    Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown
    Reports of smoke inside a nuclear power facility near Moline, Ill., on Wednesday prompted a partial shutdown of the plant and an alert from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, though federal officials said no injuries or abnormal releases of...
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • West Coast radiation from Fukushima disaster poses no risk, experts say

    Radiation detected off the U.S. West Coast from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has declined since the 2011 tsunami disaster and never approached levels that could pose a risk to human health, seafood or wildlife, scientists say. Experts...