| 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
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Peg Niland's father did not let the lack of a road stop him from building a summer cabin 64 years ago. When the Conowingo Power Co. made lots available for nominal leases in northern Harford County, he chose one on Broad Creek, had lumber tossed from a...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:50 AM
Let's just say that hydroelectric dams haven't taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin's long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood.
There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and Lafayette in early July,...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Let’s just say that hydroelectric dams haven’t taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin’s long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood.
There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:00 AM
This informative, helpful article, "The energy producing and saving home," is written by Ben Cuker, professor of marine and environmental science at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. His solar-powered home is on tour Oct. 1-2 for the Hampton Roads...