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  • Incinerator pollution is well documented

    I am responding to the recent letter by William F. Brandes ("O'Malley right on waste incinerators," Oct. 24) concerning The Sun's editorial on incinerators and the Environmental Integrity Project report on waste-to-energy (WTE) incinerators ("Clean...
  • EPA's climatic victory

    Tuesday's victory by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal appeals court in the District of Columbia has once again demonstrated that the science of climate change, while famously "inconvenient," is virtually impossible for fair and...
  • Balt. Co. man, S.C. woman die in coal pile in Fla.

    A young man from Baltimore County was found dead Monday morning, buried by a coal shipment in central Florida, police said. Christopher Francis Artes, 25, was found around 5 a.m. at Lakeland's City Power Plant by workers who were unloading coal from a...
  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
  • Maryland power plant closing to avoid pollution rules

    An aging, little-used power plant in Williamsport is slated to be closed later this year rather than meet new federal air-pollution limits, its owner announced Thursday, in what could be a spate of such shutdowns resulting from the controversial Obama...
  • EPA air rule industry hates helps Maryland

    EPA air rule industry hates helps Maryland
    The new Environmental Protection Agency rule requiring coal-fired power plants to reduce their emissions of mercury and other toxic air pollutants is generating a lot of debate, with environmental and health groups hailing it while industry groups contend...
  • Baltimore-area exports boom, led by chemicals, computers

    Baltimore-area exports boom, led by chemicals, computers
    The Baltimore region showed nearly double-digit growth in export goods and services in 2010, with room to grow, according to a study released Thursday by the Brookings Institution, a Washington-based public policy organization. The report, titled "Export...
  • Monday morning musings on coal-fired pizza

     
    Brent just sent me word of a new coal-fired pizza place in Ellicott City called, yes, Coal Fire Pizza. It doesn't seem to have a Web site yet, so here's the info: 5725 Richard's Valley Road, 410-480-2625.Brent has an excellent......
  • Youngster's drive couldn't be sacked

    When John Unitas was in seventh grade at a Catholic grade school in the hard hills south of downtown Pittsburgh, his teacher asked each of the students in his class what they wanted to be when they grew up. A pro football player, Unitas said. His...
  • Court ruling gives boost to FutureGen 2.0 'clean coal' project

    Court ruling gives boost to FutureGen 2.0 'clean coal' project
    State regulators have the right to force Illinois consumers to purchase electricity from a proposed "clean coal" facility for the next 20 years in order to help fund the $1.6 billion federal project, according to an appellate court decision handed down...
  • Low and slow grilled chicken

    Low and slow grilled chicken
    Chicken on a bedspring. The only summer camp meal I care to remember. The novelty of utilizing the metal bedsprings as a rack over the fire redeemed a nasty week of mosquito bites and homesick blues. The aroma and flavors from cooking over hardwood...
  • Scarfone's spreads its wings

    Scarfone's spreads its wings
    Danny Scarfone makes outstanding coal-fired pizza, but the best reason to eat at his popular new Wilton Manors restaurant may be his chicken wings. Those wings ($11 for 10/$17 for 20) are marinated for 48 hours in a mixture of lemon juice, olive oil and...