| Sep 20, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Smart investors — including big firms placing millions and billions of dollars of their clients' money — know to look for long-term growth that gets ahead of emerging trends. That time-tested approach makes a great deal of sense today in...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:22 PM
As Constellation Energy Group prepares to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon, critics are advancing proposals to make the deal more palatable to Maryland customers.
The state's consumer advocate is proposing a three-year freeze on rate increases after...
| Sep 21, 2011
Dennis Livingston, an urban activist who called for jobs creation and a clean environment and who was a pioneer in the Station North Arts District near Green Mount Cemetery, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 72 and lived on...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 7:31 PM
He calls them "the concrete palace," said Don Hutchinson, chairman of the board of the Baltimore County Revenue Authority.
The former county executive is referring to the four high-rise parking garages in downtown Towson that the quasi-governmental...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 5:02 PM
The Obama administration took another step Monday toward opening the Mid-Atlantic coast for offshore wind development, but in the process slashed Maryland's potential stake in the developing new energy industry by more than half.
Pointing to concerns...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 12:00 PM
What a great, common-sense commentary by Charles Campbell on President Obama's misguided energy policies ("U.S. energy policy: slow national suicide," Nov. 21).
Mr. Obama once again shows he is not a backer of U.S. energy self-reliance, while helping...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:13 AM
We have all been reading a lot about the Solyndra story of late, with numerous articles in the national news detailing the U.S. Department of Energy's support for this now-defunct solar energy manufacturer. The situation deserves the proper scrutiny of...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The basic problem with Charles Campbell's commentary on energy policy is that drilling for oil and gas, which he strongly advocates, creates toxic substances that continue to poison the planet ("U.S. energy policy: Slow national suicide," Nov. 21).
| Dec 5, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Senate and House agriculture committees' attempt to integrate a "secret" $250 billion Farm Bill within the supercommittee's package of recommendations collapsed last month with the deficit panel's failure to reach agreement on how to cut federal...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:02 AM
Forget Twilight and the Sookie Stackhouse series — Howard County libraries now have a device that can help people face real-life vampires. The kind that suck wasteful amounts of energy from outlets and jack up power bills, that is.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Critics of the Constellation Energy Group-Exelon Corp. merger called Monday for doubling the rate credit for utility customers to $200, even as the companies offered other concessions, including building a new downtown Baltimore headquarters.
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Despite continuing challenges to Constellation Energy Group's plans to sell itself to Exelon Corp., analysts say the $7.9 billion deal is likely to overcome major regulatory obstacles, including those in Maryland, where critics are seeking concessions...