| 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...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I enjoyed Mike Tidwell's article on phasing out carbon fuels in favor of renewable energy sources ("Forecast calls for pain,", Feb. 6). Taxing carbon is the best way to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
Having lived and traveled in Germany, I...
| 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.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...