| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:15 PM
A former federal inspector has urged regulators to shut down California's last nuclear power plant until it can be determined whether the facility can stand up to an earthquake off the Central Coast.
Michael Peck, the former senior resident inspector at...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:58 PM
If you're curious about how Pacific Gas & Electric managed to flout gas line safety rules for years, and why there's reason to doubt that the California Public Utilities Commission will hold the company fully responsible for the explosion that destroyed a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:18 PM
A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury.
Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
| Jul 9, 2014
Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter.
The sandstone — its tiny pores trap and hold the gas — serves as the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:21 PM
UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs:
Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games
STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
| Jul 13, 2014
Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers.
But change is coming.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:44 PM
It's been six months since The Courant published its wish list for this year in the editorial series Agenda 2014 (on http://www.courantopinion.com. It's time for an update.
So far this year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state lawmakers...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The investors buying 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that they've received the regulatory approvals they need and expect to close on the deal as soon as next week, turning the page on the Baltimore institution's most tumultuous chapter.
The purchasers ...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:58 PM
Old Dominion's NCAA tournament hopes are very much alive. William and Mary's probably are dead.
The Monarchs (36-24) are out of the Conference USA tournament, but by winning three games in five tries, they might have done enough to gain an...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland moved closer to reality Friday, but state regulators ordered the terminal's owner to include more safety and environmental protections for the controversial project, and to donate $48 million...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...