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  • Coal-fired units at 2 Md. power plants slated to retire

    Coal-fired units at 2 Md. power plants slated to retire
    NRG Energy Inc. said Friday that it notified the region's grid operator of plans to retire all coal-fired generation units at two of its Maryland power plants, facilities that are the subject of a water-pollution suit by state regulators. NRG filed...
  • Burger King profit slumps 83% amid revamp, re-franchising

    Burger King Worldwide Inc., one of the country’s largest hamburger chains, said its net income tanked 83% in its third quarter, the first time the brand has reported earnings since returning to public trading. The fast food company was one of...
  • Rawlings-Blake questions Clinton on infrastructure

    Rawlings-Blake questions Clinton on infrastructure
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake got a rare opportunity to throw a question at former President Bill Clinton, courtesy of Bloomberg Businessweek -- and she used it to ask how the nation can stimulate a "more serious, bipartisan" discussion on...
  • Coal-ash pollution at three Maryland landfills to be cleaned up

    The operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland has agreed to pay a total of $2.2 million in penalties and fix long-standing pollution problems at the landfills in Southern Maryland and Montgomery County where it disposes of the ash from those...
  • Environmentalists threaten to sue energy company

    Environmentalists threaten to sue energy company
    A trio of environmental groups warned Monday they would sue the operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland for allegedly discharging excessive amounts of nutrient pollution into Chesapeake Bay rivers and trying to mask their violations by...
  • Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth

    Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth
    Construction cranes rise like storks 40 stories above the Mojave Desert. In their midst, the "power tower" emerges, wrapped in scaffolding and looking like a multistage rocket. Clustered nearby are hangar-sized assembly buildings, looming berms of sand...
  • Local Announcements

    Baseball Nov. 28: World Series Club of Hartford. Red Sox radio announcer Joe Castiglione and former Red Sox manager Joe Morgan will be the guest speakers at the World Series Club of Hartford dinner on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 83 South Road in...
  • UC Irvine report predicts high-speed rail line would create jobs and boost L.A.-Orange County economy

     
    The proposal to build a high-speed rail system in California has the potential to create more than 127,000 permanent jobs in the Los Angeles-Orange County area by 2035 and contribute to the economic revitalization of the region, according to a......
  • California's largest solar photovoltaic plant to start construction

     
    Southern California has gotten the bulk of the solar industry’s attention lately as a group of solar thermal projects weave their way through state regulatory agencies. But photovoltaic activity is about to kick up farther north as a project set......
  • Construction to start on California's largest solar photovoltaic plant

     
    NRG Solar, owner of California’s largest operating photovoltaic power plant, is about to one-up itself with construction that starts this month on an even larger installation in the Central Valley. The 45-megawatt project, planned for Kings County, will...
  • BrightSource breaks ground on Ivanpah solar project

     
    It's not in China, nor in Germany. It's not in Spain, and it certainly isn't in Texas. The largest solar thermal project in the world is being built in California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger crowed Wednesday morning to raucous applause at......