| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that Maryland will not meet its ambitious goal to cut greenhouse gases unless the state adopts more aggressive measures he is proposing.
The governor — who said the state has a "moral obligation" to avert...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:43 AM
The Walmart store at Lansdowne Station is in select company when it comes to producing its own energy.
The store on Washington Boulevard near the Baltimore Beltway exit is one of only eight Walmarts and two Sam's Club stores in Maryland now using...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Although retired Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was unable to make the climb of Mount Kilimanjaro because of a foot injury and fever, he did his part on the ground.
During his visit to Africa, Lewis conducted an impromptu meeting with the President of...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:39 PM
A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance.
Alexander G. Song 2nd...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:13 PM
At one of Annapolis' public housing buildings last week, new solar panels on the roof collected energy to heat hot water for more than two dozen apartments below. Inside, a message scrawled on the wall asked whoever had been urinating in the hallway to...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:29 PM
The Columbia Association is working on its second solar panel project of the year — slightly more than 100 solar panels to be installed on the roof of Amherst House in Kings Contrivance — as the organization makes a bigger push to use...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Environmentalists paddled kayaks along Dundee Creek on Saturday to call attention to the recently announced sale of three local coal-fired power plants they say should be shut down for polluting the air.
Jan Hoffmaster of Millersville, the outings...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Lee Richardson is a pioneer of sorts in taking a new look at a very old energy source.
The Wicomico County poultry farmer just finished installing a commercial-sized wood pellet stove to heat one of his chicken houses in Willards, east of Salisbury. When...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tom Horton's recent commentary on nuclear energy is excellent and provides the beginning of a rational discussion of green energy in Maryland ("Embracing nukes," May 23). He includes data which shows that wind farms on average operate at 30 percent of...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Happy Earth Day!
Monday, April 22, we celebrate Earth Day. Did you know the first Earth Day was held April 22, 1970, and in the 1990s it went global?
No matter how big or small, we can all make a difference, not just on Earth Day but everyday....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:00 AM
I would like to respond to the recent commentary about liquefied natural gas by Dan Ervin ("Say yes to LNG," Nov. 14). Mr. Ervin is described as a "professor of finance at Salisbury University," and he writes from that point of view, but only in a one-...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Approximately 200,000 people in Maryland were left without power in wake of hurricane Sandy on Oct. 30 2012. Three days later only 700 houses were still left without power. Jeannette M. Mills at Baltimore Gas and Electricity observed that the quick...