| Jan 4, 2015
| 7:35 PM
Robert E. Shoemaker, a retired Towson University professor and accomplished philatelist, died of congestive heart failure on Dec. 31 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 75.
Dr. Shoemaker taught biology, botany and paleontology at Towson...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Dredging millions of tons of sediment from the Susquehanna River upriver of the Conowingo Dam would potentially cost billions of dollars and do little to help the Chesapeake Bay compared with cleanup efforts already underway, a new federal-state study...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Location: Garrett County, approximately 10 miles east of the West Virginia border and 20 miles south of the Mason-Dixon line.
Average property listing price: Bob Carney, manager of Deep Creek Resort and Sales at Long & Foster Real Estate in McHenry,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Exelon Corp. could be denied a key Maryland permit — at least for now — that the company needs to keep generating electricity at Conowingo Dam for decades to come.
Saying there's not enough information on the dam's impact on the Chesapeake...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:32 AM
PPL has completed the sale of its Montana hydroelectric plants to NorthWestern Energy.
The sale, announced in September 2013, netted the Allentown utility and power generator $890 million, and includes 11 hydroelectric power plants with a total...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:02 AM
CANTON — The town will try again to find companies interested in working on the Farmington River hydropower project after negotiations with a potential partner failed.
Chief Administrative Officer Robert Skinner told the board of selectmen...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Energy production has emerged as arguably the primary growth engine for America's economy. Oil production is surging, and the United States will emerge as the world's leading producer sometime this decade. America has already established self-...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
PPL Montana's agreement to sell its hydroelectric plants has received final approval from the Montana Public Service Commission, Allentown-based parent company PPL Corp. announced Tuesday.
The commission issued a final order Friday approving the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Like it or not, a new generation of electric meters is on its way to Harford County.
BGE has called the new devices smart meters, a name that appears to have been coined to capitalize on the popularity of smart phones, even as that tactic appears to...