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  • Greenpeace activists charged with felonies

    Greenpeace activists charged with felonies
    The eight Greenpeace anti-pollution protesters who were arrested Wednesday after climbing down from the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant were charged this morning with felony criminal damage to property. The three women and five men were also...
  • Bails set for Greenpeace protesters

    One of eight protesters facing felony charges for climbing the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant on Tuesday was convicted four years ago of scaling the Chicago Board of Trade building to protest the destruction of the world’s rain forests,...
  • Greenpeace ship visits B'more

    Greenpeace ship visits B'more
    There's a new ship in the harbor - at least for another day. Rainbow Warrior III, the signature vessel of Greenpeace, cruised into Baltimore Monday on its maiden voyage to the United States. It's the third ship to bear that name - the first was...
  • 2 coal-burning plants to power down early

    2 coal-burning plants to power down early
    Built during the early part of the last century to satisfy Chicago's growing demand for electricity, two of the nation's oldest coal-fired power plants will shut down amid concerns about lung-damaging air pollution and competition from cleaner, less-...
  • 10 years after Baltimore tunnel fire, much is unchanged

    10 years after Baltimore tunnel fire, much is unchanged
    Ten years ago Monday, scenes out of Baltimore gripped the nation and much of the world when a CSX freight train carrying hazardous cargo derailed and caught fire in the century-old tunnel that winds below downtown. For a week much downtown activity...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • A memory on the rocks

    A memory on the rocks
    The small, plastic train, poking out between the rocks, looked like any toy lost on the beach. It measured a few inches long, small enough to tumble out of a pocket or purse, with four thin wheels and rear-end contours hinting at where other cars should...
  • Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, career naval officer

    Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, career naval officer
    Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, a retired career naval officer who was active in Upper Chesapeake Bay environmental matters and other issues, died March 17 from complications of a blood clot at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The Broadmead retirement...
  • Consumer Electronics Show: Your car isn’t as cool as your kid’s fuel cell-powered one

     
    Gadgets for kids were nestled among the grown-up toys at the Consumer Electronics Show –- but these aren’t your average model cars or train kits. Instead, the tiny toy vehicles on display at the OWI Inc. booth run on renewable......
  • Safeway, Vons top Greenpeace list for seafood sustainability [Updated]

     
    One of the nation's largest supermarket chains has claimed the top spot in the Greenpeace seafood sustainability report, released Tuesday. Safeway, which operates more than 1,700 stores under various names, including Vons, was praised for discontinuing...
  • Sea Shepherd documentary, 'Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist': Violent and comical

     
    Early in his new documentary film, “Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist,” Peter Brown, a 30-year veteran of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, assesses the group’s strategy. “Our job,” he says, “is to manufacture...