| Nov 6, 2011
| 5:57 AM
The Howard County Council is considering this month a bill to authorize property tax credits for homeowners whose property meets environmental design standards, a measure that would make the county one of the few local governments to give such breaks....
| Nov 4, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Forced by the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Glendale’s City Council approved a sweeping plan this week to reduce the city’s carbon footprint.
The plan sets ambitious goals in citywide recycling efforts. It also calls for...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:15 AM
In response to Thomas F. Schaller's recent opinion piece on Republican criticisms of federal agencies ("Cabinet agencies in the cross-hairs," Nov. 16), readers may recall that the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy was ostensibly to free us from...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Harold Newton Barr, a Baltimore resident and former Army radio operator who announced from a schoolhouse in Germany the death of Adolf Hitler, died at his home Dec. 22 of natural causes. He was 91.
Mr. Barr was born March 4, 1921, in New Haven, Conn.,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The oil and gas industry promotes the myth of shale gas providing energy security and economic growth, but those claims are based more on hype than fact ("Anti-fracking legislation is premature," March 7). A Food & Water Watch study in 2011 showed that...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:18 AM
If a hurricane threatens to barrel up the Chesapeake Bay in the next month, many Marylanders will watch the forecast with dread. Memories of spending days without power after Hurricane Irene and the June derecho are fresh and painful.
Utilities such as...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
President Barack Obama returned to Chicago Friday to push an energy policy aimed at weaning the country off of oil by using revenues from increased oil and gas production.
In a roughly 20-minute speech at Argonne National Laboratory, Obama touched on...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Orange County Great Park once again raised the Irvine's City Council's hackles.
The carousel and balloon rides starred prominently at Tuesday's meeting, as did the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
These items, pulled from the meeting's...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Congressional backers of a proposed Smithsonian-affiliated museum devoted to the history and culture of American Latinos didn't succeed the first time around, so they're trying again.
The bipartisan bills resubmitted Friday in the U.S. House and...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Caltech students and professors looking to create green energy now have a sustainable central hub.
Over the past 18 months workers gutted the 1971 Earle M. Jorgensen Laboratory and renovated it into a modern glass building to house the Resnick...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 4:07 PM
As Glendale nears the end of its $70-million smart grid project, officials say they're out of money and need more time.
City officials said this week they have asked the U.S. Department of Energy for an extension to the March 2013 deadline to finish...