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  • #ABC suing Dept. of Interior over #eagle kill ruling

     
    American Bird Conservancy (ABC)—has announced its intention to sue the Department of the Interior (DOI), charging DOI with multiple violations of federal law in connection with its December 9, 2013, final regulation that allows wind energy companies...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senate committee switch could spring wind bill

    UPDATE: An earlier version of this article described the two senators as opponents of death penalty repeal. They are both considered proponents of repeal. A change in the membership of a key Maryland Senate committee could hand Gov. Martin O'Malley a...
  • Green Wheels: Congress Averts Cliff, Extends Energy Credits

    Green Wheels: Congress Averts Cliff, Extends Energy Credits
    We're all happy that we didn't go over the fiscal cliff, even though we actually did for a little while. But most of the headlines ignored something Congress also did: It passed a series of worthwhile tax credits that had been dying on the vine. For...
  • O'Malley readies new offshore wind bid

    O'Malley readies new offshore wind bid
    After being thwarted the past two years by skittish lawmakers, Gov. Martin O'Malley is preparing once again to introduce a bill aimed at planting mammoth wind turbines off Ocean City — and the measure may finally pass, thanks to a shake-up in a...
  • Solar power is so much simpler than wind

    I'm concerned about Gov. Martin O'Malley's continuing push for wind energy off of Maryland's coast ("O'Malley to push for wind yet again," Jan. 13). I'm not opposed to wind energy as such, but I am in favor of spending taxpayer's dollars efficiently....
  • Maryland needs wind power

    It is with great interest that I read The Sun's article, "O'Malley to push for wind yet again," (Jan. 13) but I don't understand the opposition. Some opponents say wind farms would "look bad." Funny, how windmills in Holland are considered beautiful. More...
  • Maryland can benefit from off-shore wind

    Recent letters commenting on wind power don't appreciate the significant benefits offshore wind power will provide — not just for Maryland but all of America. Several land-based wind energy projects are already operating in Maryland, and these...
  • Offshore wind energy is right for Maryland

    I applaud Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's courageous stand for the planet and for the creation of good construction jobs as shown by his willingness to change the composition of the Senate Finance Committee if necessary in order to get the...