| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:35 AM
With hope of having better luck this year, Gov. Martin O'Malley went before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday to pitch his plan for boosting offshore wind energy projects off Maryland's coast.
Appearing more than 20 mintues late, the governor urged...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Legislation to subsidize an offshore wind energy project off Ocean City moved ahead Friday, as the House Economic Matters Committee approved the measure, a priority of Gov. Martin O'Malley and many environmental activists.
The committee voted 14-7 to...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:01 AM
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A California company has acquired several wind projects in western Kansas.
The Garden City Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/WWKUq6 ) that Santa Barbara-based Infinity Wind Power on Wednesday announced the purchase of the...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm."
Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Environmentalists flocked to Annapolis Tuesday to push their green agenda, encouraged by predictions that offshore wind legislation would pass this year while one legislative leader warned that other ambitious measures may take a little longer.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Funeral service for Sheldon Lee Vilhauer, 27, Carson, Calif., and formerly of Hosmer, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., Aberdeen. The Rev. Scott Drexel will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Gov. Martin O’Malley showcased Maryland’s achievements during his tenure as governor in his State of the State address Wednesday and made a case for gun control and the repeal of the death penalty.
But Washington County legislators, most of...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The primary motivation among environmentalists for developing wind energy is legitimate concern about the effects of climate change. Wind is alleged to provide important relief from the emission of carbon dioxide from electricity production. But without...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The most important topic missing from political debate in South Dakota is potentially more harmful in the long run than any semi-automatic handgun or AR-style mock-assault rifle.
The topic is climate change. There isn’t a single piece of...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:15 AM
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...