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  • Nuclear regulators do not fine Calvert Cliffs for security violation

    Federal regulators have declined to impose a civil penalty against Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland after determining that an unspecified security violation had taken place at the facility. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said in...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Tom Roberts, violin collector and anonymous Smithsonian donor

    TOM ROBERTS, 75, Smithsonian's 'Mr. Anonymous' The name "Tom Roberts" appears on no plaque in the Smithsonian Institution's musical instruments collection. At no concert, even when Mr. Roberts was in attendance, did Smithsonian chamber musicians...
  • Exhibit of impressionist's works offers brush with greatness

    Exhibit of impressionist's works offers brush with greatness
    As part of its 32nd summer season, McBride Gallery presents a solo exhibit honoring plein-air impressionist painter Bill Schmidt. The exhibit, featured in the annual Annapolis Summer Salon shows, runs Sunday, July 8, through July 29. The Rockville-...
  • EDF reaches settlement over proposed Constellation merger

    Exelon Corp. and Constellation Energy Group have won over French utility EDF, which agreed to drop its opposition to the proposed merger between the two energy giants after reaching a settlement, the companies announced Tuesday. While EDF's staunch...
  • No more Fukushimas

    No more Fukushimas
    The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan one year ago today precipitated the most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. A worst-case scenario contemplated the voluntary evacuation of Tokyo, as the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission feared a...
  • Labor wants guaranteed role in wind-power plan

    Organized labor wants a guaranteed role in the offshore wind project Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to propose — and the unions want it in writing. The demand by construction unions is the latest hurdle for O'Malley's effort to spur the...
  • Japanese students visit Arundel High

    Japanese cultural exchange student Minami Tajima remembers one of her first visits to an American restaurant. She and about two dozen other students from Japan visited Anne Arundel County last year, and after she befriended Arundel High School student...
  • Overstated Iranian 'threat' puts U.S. on path to war

    Overstated Iranian 'threat' puts U.S. on path to war
    A neocon joke, at the beginning of the Iraq war, was: "Anyone can go to Baghdad. Real men go to Tehran." It wasn't funny then, and it isn't funny now. Unfortunately, those "real men" who want to wage war on Iran are making so much noise that they may...