| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Highland Park High School's Green School Initiative club hopes to eventually help the school use solar energy to generate most of its electricity.
Club member Garren Kalter, a sophomore, says he might graduate before solar panels get purchased and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:05 PM
SEATTLE Long criticized by some environmentalists for indifference to clean energy, Amazon.com took a big step toward using renewable energy Tuesday, announcing plans to support the construction and operation of a wind farm in western Indiana.
| May 7, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Dominion Virginia Power will get up to another $47 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to help build wind turbines off Virginia Beach, the department announced Wednesday.
The demonstration project is one of three the DOE is funding as it looks...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:40 AM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:13 PM
Twenty years from now, will Virginia's coast be dotted with oil rigs or wind turbines?
As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:19 PM
I agree with Barack Obama’s description of Judy Baar Topinka. “She was blunt, pragmatic, unfailingly cheerful and energetic, and always willing to put politics aside to find common-sense solutions that made a difference for the people of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Recently, police-bashing has become very popular. Their work behavior is under a microscope. I think it’s time the statistics for the number of police either injured/killed in the performance of their duty should be publicized. It’s not a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:45 AM
As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1).
After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I'm writing in response to Andy Bowman's commentary, "Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project" (Dec. 1).
As he and your readers know, the United States Department of Defense (DOD) has formally objected to the Great Bay Wind...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Andy Bowman's recent commentary regarding his company's wind power project in Somerset County does not represent the view from the eastern side of the Chesapeake Bay ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1).