| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:20 AM
As lawmakers in Washington wrestle over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Milwaukee businessman Bill Maxon has no question where he stands on the issue.
Maxon runs a small company with about 30 employees that makes machines used in mixing and...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:05 AM
BRASILIA (Reuters) - China and Brazil sealed their expanding commercial partnership on Thursday with a $5 billion credit line for Brazilian miner Vale and the purchase of 60 passenger jets from Brazilian planemaker Embraer.
In a raft of energy, finance...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The proposed spinoff of PPL Corp.'s power plants into a new company would mean a new owner and name change on generators from Montana to Pennsylvania.
But for the Wallenpaupack Hydroelectric Project power plant, the change would mean much more. There,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:35 AM
CANTON — A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project.
U.S. Sen. Christopher...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:35 PM
A coalition of conservation and fishing organizations on Tuesday sued the federal agencies responsible for protecting endangered salmon and steelhead trout populations in the Pacific Northwest, charging that the agencies’ latest plan to aid 13 at-...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:54 PM
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:12 PM
SACRAMENTO -- For the second time in two months, Southern California Edison Co. has put advertisements in local papers to make the case that customers should help pay for the closing and cleanup of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Kelly Reichardt calls it "a thriller with a small t." Her newest film, "Night Moves," has its North American premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival following its world premiere a little over a week ago at the Venice Film Festival....
| May 23, 2014
| 10:48 AM
| May 30, 2014
| 11:10 PM
With every generation, the chance to see some of the world's last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were few dirt roads, and tribes lived in mud huts and were...
| 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...