| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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....
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:30 AM
A recent editorial accused the oil and natural gas industry of hoping "the next administration will be less protective of the environment and the health of Western Maryland's residents," a claim supported by zero evidence ("No study, no fracking," Dec....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Much has been said about the power outages caused by recent storms, but one thing rarely mentioned is the importance of getting people off the electrical grid. It's a national security issue when so many people are rendered helpless in a neighborhoods...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The Baltimore Convention Center expects to save $18 million in energy costs over 15 years because of water and energy conservation renovations it announced Monday.
Constellation, a division of energy provider Exelon Corp., will install the efficiency...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Harford Community College could soon have solar panels installed on the roofs of several buildings, saving the college big bucks in utility bills and at little or no cost to the college itself.
The college's Board of Trustees met during a special work...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Harford Community College's Board of Trustees unanimously approved a power purchase agreement Monday, which is expected to save the college more than $1 million in energy costs over 20 years.
Solar panels installed on rooftops of four buildings - the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Way back when, in the early days of solar energy technology, more than a few people in the scientific community were eager to point out that most of the energy we use is solar, either directly or, in most cases, indirectly.
Direct solar energy is the use...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Maryland's largest solar facility - for now - debuted today (Wednesday, 8/29) in Emmitsburg, with officials celebrating completion of the $50 million project at Mount St. Mary's University.
Gov. Martin O'Malley was to be on hand for the dedication of the...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:25 AM
One can just imagine the future "Jeopardy" TV quiz show answer: The name of the international conference that took place in early December of 2012 that critics universally panned for accomplishing little despite overwhelming evidence of a global...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:05 PM
A pioneering regional compact to fight climate change stands at a crossroads, as officials from Maryland and eight other Northeast states meet Tuesday in New York to weigh new limits on their power plants' carbon dioxide emissions.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has urged President Obama to look to Maryland as a model for how government can fight climate change, while also appealing for federal help in his own quest to get wind turbines built off Ocean City.
In a letter released Thursday...