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  • Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?

    Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?
    Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan. The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
  • Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project

    Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project
    For my company, developer of the Great Bay wind project in Somerset County, what a difference a year makes. Last November we were wrapping up agreement with a technical team at Patuxent River Naval Air Station (PAX) resolving all concerns that had...
  • Where do Hogan and Brown stand on climate change?

    Where do Hogan and Brown stand on climate change?
    Here's the biggest issue in the Maryland governor's race: Rising waters. A Union of Concerned Scientists report this month forecasts accelerated flooding from sea level rise for many East Coast cities, especially Annapolis, Baltimore and Ocean City....
  • Glenbrook South students take part in STEM project

    Glenbrook South students take part in STEM project
    There's no simple multiple-choice answer to the question facing nearly 50 science students at Glenbrook South High School. In fact, they'll likely spend some 20 hours formulating a solution to this real-world problem: "How can we evaluate our critical...
  • Noah Smith: Bad energy, good energy; choose side in moral fight

    Noah Smith: Bad energy, good energy; choose side in moral fight
    The fight to develop renewable energy is a battle of good against evil, and the future of humanity hangs in the balance. No, I'm not talking about climate change (though that is certainly important). I'm talking about the distribution of wealth and...
  • Moment of Friday: 'Biomass Man' creator Megan Daalder sees into 'Black Mirror'

    Moment of Friday: 'Biomass Man' creator Megan Daalder sees into  'Black Mirror'
    As far as musicals go, "Eureka and the Biomass Man" revolves around a pretty unusual topic: a love story between a custodian named Eureka and a large blob of synthetic biological materials known as Biomass Man. There is singing and music and a 7-foot blob...
  • Opponents of planned Colombian dams take heart from OAS report

    Opponents of planned Colombian dams take heart from OAS report
    Opponents of a Chinese plan to construct several dams along Colombia's longest river said they were encouraged by an international human rights panel's report Friday that noted "tension" between Latin American mega-projects and "the full exercise of human...
  • Limited Gas, Closing Plants Squeeze Electricity

    Limited Gas, Closing Plants Squeeze Electricity
    Last Jan. 28, in the midst of the so-called polar vortex, only 3,000 megawatts of natural gas-fired electric power were operating in the region. That was out of an installed capacity of 11,000 megawatts. Pipeline constraints limited the availability of...
  • Chicago aldermen endorse higher ethanol push

    Chicago aldermen endorse higher ethanol push
    Larger Chicago gas stations could have less than a year to start offering fuel with higher levels of ethanol under a plan a key City Council committee endorsed Monday. The 11-5 vote by the Finance Committee came after hours of debate featuring such...
  • Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?

    Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?
    In one of the hottest, driest places on Earth, velvety sand dunes surround dry lake beds that, with luck, fill with spring rains. Hidden waterways attract a profusion of wildlife and birds; submerged desert rivers periodically erupt in a riot of green....
  • Avon To Particpate In Solarize Connecticut Program

    AVON — Solarize Connecticut, a program that has brought solar power to homes throughout the state, is coming to Avon. Avon is among 15 communities that are in Solarize Connecticut's lastest phase. The program, run by the state's Clean Energy...