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  • Groups continue push for video webcast of San Onofre hearings

    Groups continue push for video webcast of San Onofre hearings
    An initial round of hearings was set to begin Monday in a California Public Utilities Commission investigation of the costs to ratepayers from the San Onofre nuclear plant's ongoing outage. Activists were incensed that a CPUC administrative law judge...
  • Out of the Blue: Speak up against San Onofre

    Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
  • Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer

    Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer
    Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88. The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
  • Decision on San Onofre pushed back to June at the earliest

    Decision on San Onofre pushed back to June at the earliest
    The head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that the agency will not make a decision on whether to restart the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant until late June at the earliest. The timeline for the plant has been pushed back...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the May 7 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS 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...
  • Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future

    Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future
    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...
  • Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down

    Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down
    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...
  • Adding Hydropower To State Energy Mix Makes Sense

    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...
  • Time for greens to embrace nukes

    Time for greens to embrace nukes
    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-...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts
    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...
  • Nuclear is the greenest energy

    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...