| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:34 PM
The Navy wants to know what the public thinks about a proposal to build a solar power system at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station.
The project, which is in the early planning stages, would involve building a photovoltaic system, or solar panels, that...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:16 AM
I must say I felt embarrassed as a Baltimore resident after reading your article "Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co." (Jan. 4).
Solar energy is on the rise in every corner of the country — in fact, just a few days ago the...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Roughly 100 grain trucks a day filled with corn continued to flow into the Green Plains ethanol plant in southwest Iowa this week — even as crude oil prices continued to collapse.
Oil prices may have dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Illinois governmental agencies Wednesday issued a report proposing ways to prop up Exelon's ailing nuclear power plants, citing the economic and environmental impact that closing those plants could have on the state.
The agencies suggested programs...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:53 PM
California is moving toward its goal of generating a third of its electrical power from solar, wind and other renewable sources by 2020, as promised five years ago by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
But Gov. Jerry Brown isn't about to settle for that...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:04 AM
Just two years ago, this Texas town known mostly for its annual rattlesnake roundup seemed to be on the brink of a transformation.
Expecting a huge influx of oil workers, local leaders spent tens of millions of dollars to improve the courthouse, build...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:27 AM
As prepared for delivery:
Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of my pioneering ancestors and fellow Californians:
An inauguration is always a special occasion but today it is particularly special...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Homer Glen should include renewable energy and other "green" initiatives when the Woodbine banquet hall/clubhouse is remodeled into a village hall, the Village Board decided last week.
"Sustainability, also saving energy, lowering energy costs …...
| Dec 17, 2014
I'm ticked off with the old geezer who apparently was in a big hurry so pulled around me in the left turn lane and almost hit me. I was waiting for the oncoming traffic to clear but I guess I wasn't fast enough for him so he decided to override me. I...
| Dec 26, 2014
The gray skies that seem permanently parked over the Upper Midwest from November to March are still letting through enough solar energy to help power two school buildings in north suburban Libertyville District 70, according to district officials....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:24 AM
The chief of Maryland's Energy Administration, Abigail Ross Hopper, landed a new job Thursday, running the federal agency that oversees development of offshore oil and gas and wind energy.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Hopper's...