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  • Iran and the bomb

    Iran and the bomb
    A report this week on Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program by the International Atomic Energy Agency leaves little doubt that country's ruling clerics remain determined to acquire the means to produce a bomb. That poses a dilemma for the Obama...
  • Peach Bottom exercise under way to test ability of Harford to respond to emergency at nuke plant

    Peach Bottom exercise under way to test ability of Harford to respond to emergency at nuke plant
    If an emergency were to strike at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Harford County would be ready to go, Emergency Operations deputy manager Rick Ayers said Tuesday. The Emergency Operations Center in Hickory was the focus of a drill, the likes of...
  • The atomic age?

    Since 1989, the opening credits to "The Simpsons," the longest running animated series on TV, has featured a short bit of animations showing the buffoon patriarch Homer sacked out at his post in the control room at a nuclear power plant. It's probably no...
  • Saving the bay on a budget

    Saving the bay on a budget
    What if you had to save the Chesapeake Bay and you had almost no money? It's a fitting question in the aftermath of the Great Recession, as governments across the watershed wonder how to afford the next round of bay cleanup requirements. I've been...
  • U.S. energy policy: A slow national suicide

    U.S. energy policy: A slow national suicide
    In 1969, three unrelated events occurred that have since been combined with political bungling to slowly strangle the U.S. economy. Moammar Gadhafi overthrew King Idris of Libya. He nationalized Western oil company reserves with no retribution from the U....
  • Peach Bottom exercise goes off without a hitch

    Harford County's emergency responders got a perfect report card for their response to a hypothetical disaster at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. They were recovering from a major exercise, set every two years, on how they handle a nuclear emergency...
  • Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast

    Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast
    A frightening earthquake jolted Baltimore and much of the East Coast on Tuesday, shaking buildings and rattling nerves. Thousands of people streamed from offices and homes into the afternoon sunshine, stunned by a phenomenon more commonly associated...
  • 5.8 earthquake felt in Bel Air, throughout region

    The 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia that was felt in Harford County and the region Tuesday afternoon didn't cause any significant damage in the area. But it touched off a whirlwind of activity and excitement. A strong tremor, lasting around 10...
  • Earthquake causes Baltimore traffic congestion, transit delays

    Commuters experienced delays on roads, bridges and transit systems around the state as Marylanders felt the effect of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia Tuesday, but most of the disruptions were clearing up by late afternoon. Jack Cahalan, a...
  • Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit

    Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit
    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. The...
  • Could fracking for natural gas be the cause of Tuesday's earthquake?

    If you compare a map of this country's fracking sites with one of U.S. nuclear power plants, you will see that on both maps the area from the Great Lakes to the East Coast is the area of greatest concentration for both, and they overlap. If you then...
  • Calvert Cliffs reactor remains off-line

    Workers at Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant in Southern Maryland were working Sunday afternoon to bring a reactor online after it was shut down late Saturday when a piece of debris tossed by heavy winds from Hurricane Irene damaged a transformer. Spokesman...