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  • Peach Bottom nuclear plant emergency sirens accidentally activated Tuesday

    The emergency sirens at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station were accidentally activated Tuesday, and a Harford County emergency services spokesman stressed there was no danger to local residents. The Peach Bottom nuclear plant is in Delta, Pa. about 20...
  • Harford to host discussion on Peach Bottom emergency preparedness

    Harford to host discussion on Peach Bottom emergency preparedness
    The Harford County Department of Emergency Services will hold a public forum with Harford County Emergency Manager Rick Ayers on Friday, Nov. 1. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of North Harford High School beginning at 7 p.m. The focus of the...
  • Howard E. Chaney, state health official

    Howard E. Chaney, state health official
    Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95. Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
  • GAO questions disparities in nuclear plant oversight

    GAO questions disparities in nuclear plant oversight
    A new government report raises questions about the consistency of federal nuclear power plant oversight, noting regional disparities in the frequency with which plants - including Maryland's Calvert Cliffs - have been cited for safety problems or...
  • Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor

    Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor
    The operators of Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland shut down one of its two reactors Thursday after a control rod assembly malfunctioned during testing, federal safety regulators announced. The shutdown occurred without...
  • Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program

    Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program
    President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters. Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
  • Harford's first sewage pond finished north of Bel Air [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 11, 1963: Harford County's first sewage "pond" was completed at the Bel Forest subdivision north of Bel Air. The local pond had 2.12 acres of water surface and was three feet deep and would...
  • Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement

    Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement
    A new report suggests that a substantial number of U.S. nuclear reactors — including one or both at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland — are at risk of early retirement. Mark Cooper with the Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and...
  • Nuclear's safety lesson for fracking

    Nuclear's safety lesson for fracking
    The production of natural gas from the Marcellus shale formations has many positive aspects for the Mid-Atlantic region. It has changed, and will continue to change, how electricity is generated through economic market forces. Also, natural gas is an...
  • Constellation nuclear plants to be discussed in public meeting

    Constellation nuclear plants to be discussed in public meeting
    Regulators said Monday that they will hear about the performance of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group power plants next week — including Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland — in a public meeting in Baltimore. Officials from Exelon-owned...
  • EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake

    EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake
    French energy firm Electricite de France outlined an exit strategy Tuesday from its stake in three of Exelon's nuclear power plants, including Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland. Both companies disclosed that EDF has an option to sell its 49.99 percent...
  • Nuclear power is not the answer to our energy needs

    Nuclear power is not the answer to our energy needs
    Dan Ervin's commentary on lifting restrictions on U.S. companies supplying nuclear power equipment abroad is completely misleading ("A nuclear opportunity," May 6). Nuclear energy is not, as Mr. Ervin says, pollutant free or carbon free. Government...