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  • Canton Seeks Partner For Hydropower Project

    Canton Seeks Partner For Hydropower Project
    CANTON — Town officials are making their second attempt to find a private partner for a hydropower project that would use existing dams on the Farmington River. Selectmen authorized a contract last week with an attorney who will prepare a request...
  • Quickly for March 21: 'Mitch Daniels is a disgrace'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. It took an outside firm to tell the governor that the Indiana Department of Child...
  • Quickly for March 19: 'Help prevent gridlock by honking'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Our local leaders and politicians want to turn the Dyer/Munster area into a Chicago...
  • For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel

    For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel
    The Arava desert, a salty wasteland dotted with tufts of scrub, gets only about an inch of rain each year. And yet cows lazily low at dairy farms that collectively produce nearly 8 million gallons of milk annually. Orange bell peppers flourish in a long...
  • Robert E. Shoemaker, retired Towson University professor

    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...
  • PPL's sale of Montana hydro plants is final

    PPL's sale of Montana hydro plants is final
    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...
  • 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...
  • Dredging Conowingo little help to bay, study finds

    Dredging Conowingo little help to bay, study finds
    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...
  • Neighborhood Spotlight: Deep Creek

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Deep Creek
    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,...
  • State could deny key Conowingo permit

    State could deny key Conowingo permit
    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...
  • Canton To Seek New Partner On Hydropower Project

    Canton To Seek New Partner On Hydropower Project
    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...