| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Federal regulators said Southern California Edison Co. and a contractor were responsible for design flaws that led to the permanent shutdown of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in June.
To the frustration of critics, the Nuclear Regulatory...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Some Illinois workers told to stay home were called back to their jobs Wednesday, while others began preparing for furloughs, highlighting the ongoing uncertainty caused by the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Several dozen state workers...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A new government report raises questions about the consistency of federal nuclear power plant oversight, noting regional disparities in the frequency with which plants - including Maryland's Calvert Cliffs - have been cited for safety problems or...
| Nov 3, 2013
James Malaro Jr. bought electricity from a company other than his utility for the first time last fall. The deal quickly went bad.
The Centreville man hadn't realized it, but the money-saving rate he'd been quoted was variable, not fixed. It more than...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A few years ago, Verron "Ron" Brade led a move to change the way technical employees at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center move up from doing the work to supervising the workers.
Key to preparing the Clarksville resident to lead the effort, he said, was...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Regulators said Monday that they will hear about the performance of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group power plants next week — including Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland — in a public meeting in Baltimore.
Officials from Exelon-owned...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Laguna Beach residents will probably have to wait several months to find out whether their electricity rates will change as a result of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's closure.
Southern California Edison has already raised rates and San Diego...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:05 PM
John Guy Cesare Jr., a utility engineer who earned degrees in both the nuclear field and theology, served aboard Navy submarines in the Cold War and later volunteered for Baltimore's poor and homeless, died of cancer Jan. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:09 PM
After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday to begin a critical week of budget negotiations with wide-ranging economic implications for Maryland — on issues that include Baltimore harbor dredging, preschool classrooms and the Eastern Shore's...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:49 AM
A transformer fire at a nuclear power plant in Arkansas has forced the shutdown of one of the two units at the site, utility officials said on Wednesday.
There is no date for when the unit will come back online, Mike Bowling, a spokesman for Entergy,...