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  • Eastern Shore can offer clean energy

    Eastern Shore can offer clean energy
    Recently, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee heard Sen. Steve Hershey's Kent County Land-Based Wind Generating Stations bill. Nearly 200 people packed the hearing to testify about the expected Mills Branch Wind Energy Project. This project, led by...
  • OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition

    OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition
    As a child, Maya Breitenstein would go on nature hikes with her aunt, an experience that awakened her interest in environmental science. As a senior at Oak Park and River Forest High School, she put that interest to work in teacher Allison Hennings'...
  • Shore wind project scrapped amid political roadblocks

    Shore wind project scrapped amid political roadblocks
    The developer of a wind energy project planned for Somerset County has abandoned the proposal, citing the continued opposition of Southern Maryland lawmakers concerned about protecting the work of the naval air station in their region. The decision to...
  • Destroying the desert for 'green' energy

    To the editor: Industrial-scale wind farms have the significant environmental impact of killing thousands of birds every year. They mar the vast vistas and scenic views that draw tourists who visit our deserts from the world over. ("An unnecessary delay...
  • Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters

    Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters
    Virginia is the first state in the country to secure a wind energy research lease to build and operate turbines in federal waters, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday. The agreement with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will...
  • ICYMI Week in Review: March 21-27

    Did you miss something? Here’s our weekly roundup of the top stories from across the region, plus a look at the news that logged the most clicks at dailypress.com. TOP STORY Liebherr case against workers, other firms: A large manufacturing...
  • Pines students win for science projects

    Pines students win for science projects
    A student from each of Pembroke Pines' charter middle schools won first place for science projects at the Broward County Fair, earning them a chance to compete at the state level. Kylie Fernandez, a seventh-grader at the Pembroke Pines Charter Middle...
  • Libertyville seeks neighbors' input on warehouse parking request

    Libertyville seeks neighbors' input on warehouse parking request
    The owner of a warehouse on Route 176 wants to park more semi-trucks on his land within a short timeline, but Libertyville trustees decided to play it safe and postponed their vote until nearby residents can be included in the discussion. Mayor Terry...
  • Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion

    Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion
    Iberdrola SA, a Spanish utility and wind power company, said Thursday it plans to acquire Connecticut's UIL Holdings for $3 billion. The acquisition will combine Iberdrola's U.S. energy companies with UIL Holdings to create a new, $18 billion...
  • Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road

    Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road
    Batavia aldermen are split on whether to pressure Aurora into removing a gate on Wagner Road off Mesa Lane to unclog heavy traffic on Batavia streets. The discussion was tabled Tuesday night after the council disagreed about whether or not the gate...
  • Florida cities fight offshore drilling

    Florida cities fight offshore drilling
    As more communities along Florida's Atlantic coastline dig in against offshore drilling, several civic, business and environmental leaders spoke out this week against federal plans to open ocean waters to exploration. Last summer, the Obama...