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  • Bay's crabs rebounding, survey finds

    The Chesapeake Bay's crab population has rebounded from last year's perilously low level, state officials reported Monday, meaning there could be more of the iconic crustaceans to feast on this summer — though at what price is anyone's guess....
  • Stronger reform needed for Florida utility regulations

    Stronger reform needed for Florida utility regulations
    If you need further confirmation that legislators too often fail to represent the people who elect them, look no further than this year's weak-kneed attempt to reform something that touches every single one of us: The way our monthly light bill is...
  • Glastonbury Council To Hold Hearing On Chicken Regulations

    Glastonbury Council To Hold Hearing On Chicken Regulations
    GLASTONBURY — Now that budget season is over, chickens and roosters are back on the town council agenda Tuesday – along with sidewalks and natural gas vehicles. Over the winter, new regulations governing homeowners who keep chickens went...
  • Purchase a standby generator

    A standby generator is designed to keep the appliances and systems of a house working when there's a power outage. When power goes, the lights go out, the food in refrigerator and freezer begins to spoil and there's no way to charge, electronic devices....
  • DNR calls on boaters to help prevent further spread of zebra mussels

    DNR calls on boaters to help prevent further spread of zebra mussels
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminded boaters last week to look out for zebra mussels and prevent their spread. Department biologists found a significant increase in the harmful invasive species last fall during their most recent...
  • Rolling pipeline raises concerns for Aurora, Naperville, Elgin leaders

    Rolling pipeline raises concerns for Aurora, Naperville, Elgin leaders
    As Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner watches mile-long trains of black tank cars full of crude oil from North Dakota roll through the heart of Illinois' second-biggest city, he wonders what would happen if they would derail, start to burn and even explode. One...
  • U.S. takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus on climate change

    U.S. takes helm of Arctic Council, aims to focus on climate change
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry took the helm of the Arctic Council on Friday on behalf of the United States, vowing to protect the delicate northern environment newly exposed by melting polar ice to the developed world's quest for energy and a swifter...
  • Mark Gilbert: BP should buy Tesla from Elon Musk

    Executives at BP, which has a market value of about $130 billion and a family tree dating to an oil discovery in Persia at the start of the 20th century, are worried. It turns out that Royal DutchShell ran its slide rule over BP before pouncing on BG...
  • Two words come to mind for a bright future, and they are not Earth Day

    On Earth Day President Obama stood overlooking that vast river of grass called the Florida Everglades and talked about climate change. He was more optimistic than most scientists are, but it's what he didn't say that struck me. The reason most scientists...
  • Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast

    Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast
    A Texas company plans to notify local sailing clubs in coming months if its permit is approved to search for oil miles off Maryland's coast, said Richie Miller, executive vice president of Spectrum Geo Inc. Spectrum would identify for sailors buoys that...
  • Court docket: Natural resources violators

     Court docket: Natural resources violators
    Four men cited for hunting violations on Gibson Island this winter were ordered Friday to make donations to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources poaching enforcement program. District Judge Shaem C.P. Spencer also ordered Bryan Webb, 57, of...