| May 20, 2011
| 5:33 AM
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's invasive species inspection and eradication team has bagged its first zebra mussels.
The Mail Tribune newspaper reports a Washington man hauling a 15-foot Boston Whaler he bought from someone in Michigan pulled in at...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 10:03 AM
By Connie Sieh Groop
Farm Forum Editor
While farmers and ranchers in our area have been dealing with flooded roads and fields due to too much snow and rain, the mid-part of the state, historically considered dry, is facing some unheard-of flooding....
| Jun 2, 2011
| 6:32 PM
A new independent benefit-cost analysis has determined there are three feasible hydroelectric projects on Cambria Somerset Authority properties, including one at the Quemahoning Dam.
The study also finds the authority’s hydroelectric capacity to...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:45 AM
TRAVERSE CITY -- Artificially raising water levels in Lakes Huron and Michigan to compensate for drop-offs caused by human tinkering is technologically feasible but would take decades to achieve and could cost more than $200 million, according to a...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:32 PM
An emergency at the Claytor Dam hydroelectric plant is unlikely, but if it were to happen, it could cause problems in Radford, Pulaski, and Montgomery Counties.
Residents who live in some of these areas can expect a knock on their door this week....
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissionapproved licenses to build two new nuclear reactors Thursday, the first authorized in over 30 years.
The reactors are being built in Georgia by a consortium of utilities led by Southern Co. (SO, Fortune 500) They...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:02 AM
This is what the removal of a dam can look like: previously withheld water rushes forward.
Previously withheld water rushes forward. Sediments previously caught by the dam swirl downstream. Temporarily, the muck held back by the dam can cloud the water....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:57 AM
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...