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  • Shad fish stage an uneven Chesapeake comeback

    Once severely depleted, American shad — the fish that fed the nation's founders — are finally making a comeback in the Chesapeake Bay. Their return, however, so far has been uneven. Spawning runs of the migratory fish have surpassed...
  • Once nearly wiped out, shad stage an uneven comeback in the Chesapeake Bay

    Once nearly wiped out, shad stage an uneven comeback in the Chesapeake Bay
    Once severely depleted, American shad - the fish that fed the nation's founders - are finally making a comeback in the Chesapeake Bay. Their return so far has been uneven, though. Spawning runs of the migratory fish have surpassed restoration goals in...
  • Consumer Reports: Maintenance That Will Maker Your Mower Last

    Whatever kind of lawn mower you have, proper maintenance should help keep it going a decade or more. Consumer Reports offers the most common ways to have your machine humming. Fuel matters most. Gasoline degrades and gums up over time. Ethanol in the gas...
  • Solar energy advocates take their ideas to College Park

    Solar energy advocates take their ideas to College Park
    When it comes to solar power, Mary Dipboye said, people usually fall into two camps – those who want to save money, and those who like the environmentally beneficial “green” effects of going solar. Dipboye, who says she is in the green...
  • Menhaden vote means jobs in Reedville

    Menhaden vote means jobs in Reedville
    A decision Tuesday to raise the commercial harvest cap for Atlantic menhaden by 10 percent means there's joy in Reedville, home to the only menhaden rendering plant left on the East Coast, an industry expert says. The plant located on the Northern...
  • Pilots prepare to set off on Pacific leg of solar-powered flight

    Pilots prepare to set off on Pacific leg of solar-powered flight
    Bertrand Piccard has flown hang gliders, and even a hot air balloon. Now he can add another aircraft to the list -- a solar-powered plane. The 57-year-old Swiss pilot, along with fellow Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg, is attempting to make the first...
  • CCBC to get more than a quarter of its electricity from solar

    CCBC to get more than a quarter of its electricity from solar
    The campuses of the Community College of Baltimore County will host an array of solar panels capable of supplying 27 percent of the college's electricity needs by the end of this year. CCBC and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon, the parent company of...
  • Talk of the County: Proud of Zion's peaceful protesting of police shooting

    Talk of the County: Proud of Zion's peaceful protesting of police shooting
      Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com Proud of Zion residents I...
  • Pilot anxious to fly solar plane solo over Pacific for 5 days, nights

    Pilot anxious to fly solar plane solo over Pacific for 5 days, nights
    A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel. André Borschberg, 62, is due to fly over the Pacific Ocean...
  • Study tracking where bird migration paths could cross offshore wind zone

    Study tracking where bird migration paths could cross offshore wind zone
    Bird watchers know where sea ducks like the surf scoter breed — across Canada and Alaska — and where they spend their winters — along the U.S. coasts, in bodies of water like the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. Where they go in between...
  • IKEA's plans to generate on-site power hit a snag

    Just a few weeks after breaking ground on a new store in Burbank, IKEA officials were in City Council chambers Tuesday to protest a policy that would keep them from generating their own power at the site using fuel-cell technology. At the urging of...