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  • More flood gates opening at Conowingo

     
    Rising water on the Susquehanna River is forcing the owners of the Conowingo hydroelectric dam to open more floodgates, raising the risks of flooding downstream in the town of Port Deposit. Twelve gates were reported to be open Wednesday morning.Exelon......
  • California drought drove up energy costs

     
    One of the biggest costs of California's recent drought went largely unnoticed, according to a report that estimates state ratepayers paid $1.7 billion to replace lost hydropower with natural gas generation that also pumped millions of tons of...
  • Dallas Target: Texas Resident Arrested on Charge of Attempted Use of Weapon of Mass Destruction

    Dallas Target:  Texas Resident Arrested on Charge of Attempted Use of Weapon of Mass Destruction
    Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and resident of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested late yesterday by FBI agents in Texas on a federal charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction in connection with his alleged purchase of...
  • Goshen revitalizing old hydroelectric power plant

    Goshen revitalizing old hydroelectric power plant
    GOSHEN -- The city of Goshen is slowly bringing back a piece of its history -- an old hydro electric power plant. It is part of a larger effort to bring new life to the old mill race that played a vital role in Goshen's development. From time to time,...
  • Tiny Conowingo cottages must face 21st-century standards

    Tiny Conowingo cottages must face 21st-century standards
    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...
  • I&M to raise water level along St. Joseph River

    I&M to raise water level along St. Joseph River
    Indiana Michigan Power will begin raising the water level upstream of the Elkhart Hydroelectric Generating Station on March 14. According to an I&M news release, the reservoir was lowered two feet in December to prevent ice buildup at the County Road...
  • Table Talk: Lost City Diner finally materializes

    Table Talk: Lost City Diner finally materializes
    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,...
  • Look inside the Lost City Diner

    Look inside the Lost City Diner
    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...
  • Legislators support Lake of the Ozarks lakefront property owners

    Legislators support Lake of the Ozarks lakefront property owners
    LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo.-- Homeowners at the Lake of the Ozarks continue to live in fear that their lakefront homes may be in danger.  A federal agency has ordered the removal of about 4,000 structures.  Missouri's Senators and Congressional Represenatives...
  • Visitors Center reopens at Smith Mountain Dam

    Visitors Center reopens at Smith Mountain Dam
    The Smith Mountain Project Visitors Center is open again. A dedication ceremony was held today for the re-opening. The visitors center was closed for a few months for renovations. It’s being renamed for Joseph Vipperman. Vipperman was the...
  • Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland

    Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland
    After heavy rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee washed away bridges and roads, overwhelmed sewage systems and may have contributed to at least one Baltimore-area death, the runoff threatened to overwhelm Maryland towns along the Susquehanna River...