| Aug 21, 2011
| 8:07 AM
DETROIT — Long before the arrival of white trappers, loggers and farmers, Ottawa Indians fished the waters of northern Michigan for abundant native species such as the iridescent, high-finned Arctic grayling.
Overfishing and habitat destruction...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 6:25 PM
The Cambria Somerset Authority has postponed phase III of its hydroelectric project to repair damages discovered last Monday during the drawdown of the Quemahoning Reservoir.
Board members voted Thursday to use emergency repair funds in hopes of...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:43 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:49 PM
In anticipation of expected flooding on the Susquehanna River, PPL has shut down the Holtwood hydroelectric plant in Lancaster County, evacuated plant workers and secured the construction area for the plant's ongoing expansion project.
| Sep 19, 2011
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:15 PM
The water in Claytor Lake is getting lower, temporarily.
Appalachian Power is lowering the water level at the Claytor Lake hydroelectric facility, to allow for shoreline maintenance.
The drawdown started Wednesday and the water will go down by a foot...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Three hydroelectric dams being built along the Ohio River by American Municipal Power are expected to be
completed by early 2015.
American Municipal Power President and CEO Mark Gerken says a dam at Cannelton, Ind., is expected to be completed in May...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Alaska Electric Light and Power switched back to electric power from diesel generators Saturday, after repairing a fallen transmission tower that had cut all power from a hydroelectric project that supplies 70 percent of the utility's power.
| 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...