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  • Coal still a burning issue in Will County

    Coal still a burning issue in Will County
    As local activists honored Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week for brokering a deal that scuttled two coal-fired power plants in Chicago, three women gathered around a dining room table in suburban Will County couldn't help but feel left out. For nearly two...
  • Obama blocks Chinese company's purchase of 4 Oregon wind farms

    Obama blocks Chinese company's purchase of 4 Oregon wind farms
    President Obama stepped in to nullify the acquisition of four Oregon wind farms by a Chinese-owned company, citing “credible evidence” that the company “might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United...
  • BGE's monopoly isn't the only way to meet our energy needs

    Though state policy allows BGE to levy a small fee on consumers even when they don't have electricity (officially called a "bill stabilization adjustment"), it's easy to see why Marylanders are frustrated by it ("For frustrated BGE customers, even small...
  • Brown praises promise of Powerlink for renewable energy

    Brown praises promise of Powerlink for renewable energy
    ALPINE, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and federal, state and local officials Thursday to dedicate the Sunrise Powerlink at the Suncrest substation in Alpine, as opponents of the new transmission line staged a...
  • Md. gambling trumps green energy

    Let me see if I understand this. The Maryland General Assembly might be called into special session to pass a bill allowing casino gambling at the National Harbor development in Prince George's County ("Special session on gambling predicted," July 26)....
  • Severe weather renews climate-change talks in Washington, Annapolis

    Severe weather renews climate-change talks in Washington, Annapolis
    Policies to change building codes in flood plains and on shorelines, construct offshore wind turbines and manage suburban sprawl could gain political traction, officials hope, as recent extreme weather renews a conversation on climate change in Maryland...
  • Wind blade plant officials ask Noem for help

    Wind blade plant officials ask Noem for help
    Molded Fiber Glass officials urged Rep. Kristi Noem over and over Tuesday to extend a tax credit for wind energy. Plant manager Dave Giovannini said during a tour of the Aberdeen plant that the extension of the Production Tax Credit is essential to the...
  • Offshore wind survey begins along MD coast

    Offshore wind survey begins along MD coast
    Maryland's bid to put wind turbines off Ocean City is setting sail. The Scarlett Isabella, a 130-foot vessel outfitted with sophisticated sonar and seismic gear, is scheduled to shove off from West Ocean City Monday night to begin surveying the Atlantic...
  • Green Wheels: No Fracking Way

    Green Wheels: No Fracking Way
    CROTON-ON-HUDSON - I love the Clearwater Festival, an annual celebration of the glorious Hudson River. The river is as clean as it is (nobody's perfect) because Pete Seeger got it in his head back in 1966 to do something about the pollution, and created...
  • Attack on wind power a lot of hot air

    Attack on wind power a lot of hot air
    Charles Campbell, a retired executive with Gulf Oil, once again gets the facts wrong in his latest attempt to attack wind energy ("Nuclear power is good for the environment," May 28). First, Mr. Campbell falsely claims that Denmark has not seen a...
  • In terms of cost and safety, nuclear power can't hold a candle to renewable energy sources

    In terms of cost and safety, nuclear power can't hold a candle to renewable energy sources
    In a recent letter to the editor, Charles Campbell rehashes tired talking points and cherry picks data to attack proven renewable energy sources like wind and solar power ("Nuclear is greenest," May 28). The old-school reliability concerns Mr....