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  • NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

    NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision
    The crash of a 477-foot tanker into a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 — which cost millions of dollars in damages and injured a dockworker — was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at which operators tried to maneuver the ship into Curtis Creek, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its final report on the incident, released Friday.
  • Hopkins halts "black lung" second opinions

    Hopkins halts "black lung" second opinions
    Johns Hopkins Medicine announced Friday that it is temporarily halting its practice of giving second opinions in possible "black lung" cases, after ABC News reported that Hopkins doctors usually side with the coal mining companies paying for the service....

    Day Trip

    Richmond, Va. 'Hollywood Costume' and 60 Films/60 Days Slip down to Richmond to see "Hollywood Costume" — a celebration of a century of costume design in the history of American film. The exhibit allows visitors to walk between sound stages...

    Coal-fired units at 2 Md. power plants slated to retire

    Coal-fired units at 2 Md. power plants slated to retire
    NRG Energy Inc. said Friday that it notified the region's grid operator of plans to retire all coal-fired generation units at two of its Maryland power plants, facilities that are the subject of a water-pollution suit by state regulators. NRG filed...

    Bank sued over coal export financing at Baltimore, Hampton Roads

    Bank sued over coal export financing at Baltimore, Hampton Roads
    Above the harbor in Curtis Bay is a 1-acre urban farm. "Look out over the harbor and you can see piles and piles of coal," says Jason Reed, a community organizer who works there. That coal is the subject of a lawsuit filed Wednesday by a coalition of...