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  • 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...
  • Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable

    Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable
    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...
  • 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...
  • Hydropower and Energy Efficiency Receive Top Honors

    To encourage sustainability in Harford County, County Executive David R. Craig recently formed the Green Team as one of his Environmental Initiatives. The goal of the Green Team is to guide energy and resource efficiency practices in the county. To...
  • 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...
  • Lake Aldred levels may be lower than usual this weekend

    Lake Aldred levels may be lower than usual this weekend
    Lake Aldred water levels may be slightly lower than usual this weekend because of damaged flashboards on Holtwood Dam. The lower levels may affect boating activity on the lake, and boaters are asked to observe the information posted at PPL’s Pequea...
  • Work at Conowingo Dam to delay traffic on Route 1

    Personnel from the Conowingo Hydroelectric Station will move crest gates Thursday from the upper parking lot at the Conowingo Visitor Center to the Conowingo Dam after the completion of regular maintenance and repairs. To move these large crest gates,...
  • Pacific Northwest wind farms paid to not produce

    Pacific Northwest wind farms paid to not produce
    Wind farms in the Pacific Northwest – built with government subsidies and maintained with tax credits for every megawatt produced – are now getting paid to shut down as the federal agency charged with managing the region's electricity grid...
  • 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...
  • 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......