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  • Environmental Nutrition: To drink or not to drink, a health perspective

    Environmental Nutrition: To drink or not to drink, a health perspective
    Environmental Nutrition Holiday celebrations, happy hours, cocktail parties. It would be nice to think the alcoholic beverages ever-present at social events are good for us. The news media typically makes the most of new studies suggesting a link between...
  • Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped

    Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped
    As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1). After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy...
  • St. Mary's commissioner: Wind project would hurt national security

    St. Mary's commissioner: Wind project would hurt national security
    I'm writing in response to Andy Bowman's commentary, "Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project" (Dec. 1). As he and your readers know, the United States Department of Defense (DOD) has formally objected to the Great Bay Wind...
  • Boeing conducts first flight using green diesel

    Boeing conducts first flight using green diesel
    Chicago-based Boeing said Wednesday it completed the first test flight using green diesel, a fuel blend of oils and fats already used in trucks and other ground transportation. Boeing officials have said the use of green diesel for jets is a "major...
  • Dredging Conowingo Dam won't save the bay

    Dredging Conowingo Dam won't save the bay
    In a world of competing policy priorities, there is one policy objective that seems to generate more agreement than any other — we must protect the Chesapeake Bay. To do so requires good science, and recently we acquired some. The U.S. Army...
  • Solar energy in the Sunshine State? Are you kidding?

    Solar energy in the Sunshine State? Are you kidding?
    Coal, baby. And natural gas. Why use sunlight in the Sunshine State if you can go dirty? Especially if the sun might compete with utilities? Just ask the PSC.
  • 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...
  • Tax showdown: Congress nears deal to avoid hikes, Obama vows veto

    WASHINGTON Congressional leaders appeared near a deal late Tuesday to renew $450 billion in tax deductions cherished by consumers, citizens and companies alike. The White House called it a bad deal and vowed a veto, though it faces a tougher Congress in...
  • 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...
  • Local concern grows about gas pipeline expansion, fracking waste

    A proposed expansion of a gas pipeline that traverses Glastonbury has many concerned about the construction impact, as well as the fracking process from which the natural gas comes, and the potential for fracking wasted dumps becoming part of the...