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  • Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant

    Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant
    Harford County's Emergency Operations Center a few miles north of Bel Air was packed Tuesday, as county, state and municipal emergency officials responded to an attack on the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in nearby Delta, Pa. To the good fortune...
  • Peach Bottom Atomic Power Plant given OK to restart [25 years ago]

    Two years after its shutdown was ordered, Peach Bottom Atomic Power Plant was officially given the go-ahead 25 years ago this week to start up again. The plant, three miles north of Harford County on the Susquehanna River, had been idle since March 31,...
  • Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

    Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals
    Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy. Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms...
  • Skepticism on power companies well-earned [Editorial]

    Skepticism on power companies well-earned [Editorial]
    Like it or not, a new generation of electric meters is on its way to Harford County. BGE has called the new devices smart meters, a name that appears to have been coined to capitalize on the popularity of smart phones, even as that tactic appears to...
  • Atomic reactor moves from HdG to Peach Bottom [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, February 6, 1964: A 211-ton atomic reactor traveled through Harford County from the docks at Havre de Grace to Peach Bottom, Pa. The commercial nuclear power station that moved along at 2 miles an...
  • What Really Happened in Geneva? Ask Iran. [Commentary]

    What Really Happened in Geneva? Ask Iran. [Commentary]
    The nuclear accord reached in Geneva last month has sparked a robust debate in the U.S. and around the world. Was the agreement a major achievement in preventing Tehran from obtaining the nuclear bomb, as President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John...
  • Survey: Federal workers still willing to put in extra effort as job satisfaction drops

    After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States. Developing a...
  • From Russian warheads to megawatts

    From Russian warheads to megawatts
    A flatbed truck pulled away from the port of Baltimore last week carrying uranium once packed into nuclear warheads aimed at the United States. The shipment, bound for a processing plant in Kentucky, marked the end of a 20-year collaboration to convert...
  • Delta-area homes draw visitors to rescheduled holiday tour Sunday

    Delta-area homes draw visitors to rescheduled holiday tour Sunday
    Although the previous weekend's snowy weather forced organizers of the 35th Annual Delta Christmas Fair to cancel the home tour portion of the event, participating homeowners still campaigned for the event to be held Sunday, allowing visitors to...
  • John Guy Cesare Jr.

    John Guy Cesare Jr.
    John Guy Cesare Jr., a utility engineer who earned degrees in both the nuclear field and theology, served aboard Navy submarines in the Cold War and later volunteered for Baltimore's poor and homeless, died of cancer Jan. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • Electric malfunction shuts down Calvert Co. power plant

    Electric malfunction shuts down Calvert Co. power plant
    Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant shut down on Tuesday evening following an electric malfunction. The outage, which occurred at around 9:25 p.m., resulted from a breakdown on the non-nuclear side of the Calvert County facility, according to a news...
  • Nuclear safety issues linger [Commentary]

    Nuclear safety issues linger [Commentary]
    Shades of Cold War anxiety were rekindled recently by reports that Air Force investigations were underway into alleged drug use, as well as cheating on preparedness tests, among nuclear missile launch officers working in the nation's pressure-cooker...