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  • Calvert Cliffs takes one of two nuclear reactors offline

    Calvert Cliffs takes one of two nuclear reactors offline
    The Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant shut down one of its reactors Tuesday after employees at the southern Maryland facility detected problems with a control rod. Operators took the plant's Unit 1 reactor offline around 8:30 a.m. to replace one of...
  • UniStar appeals Calvert Cliffs reactor rejection

    UniStar Nuclear Energy has asked the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review the rejection of the French-controlled company's bid to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant. UniStar filed a petition Monday asking for a...
  • Nuclear regulators uphold ruling on Calvert Cliffs reactor project

    Nuclear regulators uphold ruling on Calvert Cliffs reactor project
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission upheld a decision Monday preventing a French company from building a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in southern Maryland, but it offered glimmers of hope for the project's proponents. The...
  • Delegate opposes governor's wind plan [Letter]

    Editor: I know this story may be hard to believe, but the Governor wants to construct 40 wind turbines that are 80 stories high (think: Baltimore's tallest building) and 20 miles out in the ocean. This has never been done before. The cost of this...
  • Dismal shad run puts Conowingo Dam in crosshairs

    Dismal shad run puts Conowingo Dam in crosshairs
    It's been a busy but ultimately disappointing spring for the crew that runs the big fish lift at Conowingo Dam. Since the beginning of April, the aquatic elevator near Darlington has hoisted more than a million finny creatures up the 94-foot wall...
  • Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free

    Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free
    I became frightened when I read the commentary by Norman Meadow ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). I wanted to say so much, but my thoughts were running way beyond the commentary. Just one example: The reactor at Chernobyl still contains enough...
  • Nuclear is not the answer

    Nuclear is not the answer
    Tom Horton's op-ed in praise of Norman Meadows and nuclear power presented inaccuracies ("Time for greens to embrace nukes," May 22). Climate change is a crisis that necessitates phasing out fossil fuels, but relying on nuclear power to replace them is...
  • Fingers being pointed over rejection of Fallston Middle School proposal

    From The Aegis dated Feb. 4, 1988: Fingers were being pointed this way and that 25 years ago this week after the proposed Fallston Middle School was turned down by the Maryland Board of Public Works. School and county officials were blaming members of...
  • Time for greens to embrace nukes

    Time for greens to embrace nukes
    For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs. Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts
    Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland restarted one of its two reactors Thursday after fixing the mechanical problem that caused its shutdown two days earlier, a Constellation spokesman said. Unit 2 reconnected to the regional electric...
  • Nuclear is the greenest energy

    Tom Horton's recent commentary on nuclear energy is excellent and provides the beginning of a rational discussion of green energy in Maryland ("Embracing nukes," May 23). He includes data which shows that wind farms on average operate at 30 percent of...
  • Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down

    Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down
    One of two reactors at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland was shut down again Tuesday, the second unplanned outage in the past two weeks. Plant operators powered down Unit 2 manually around 5:30 a.m. after a pump that feeds water...