| May 21, 2013
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The primary motivation among environmentalists for developing wind energy is legitimate concern about the effects of climate change. Wind is alleged to provide important relief from the emission of carbon dioxide from electricity production. But without...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Norman Meadow's commentary promoting nuclear power over wind energy as a solution to climate change leaves out serious unsolved problems that wind does not present ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1).
Huge piles of highly radioactive waste are sitting...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Margaret N. Metz, a retired Harford County educator and world traveler, died Nov. 2 of complications from a stroke at her Bel Air home. She was 80.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Margaret Nancy Jackson was born in Abingdon, Pa., and...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Harold Newton Barr, a Baltimore resident and former Army radio operator who announced from a schoolhouse in Germany the death of Adolf Hitler, died at his home Dec. 22 of natural causes. He was 91.
Mr. Barr was born March 4, 1921, in New Haven, Conn.,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A Calvert County judge brushed aside Friday a potential legal hurdle to exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay, ruling that Dominion, the Richmond, Va.-based energy company, does not need the Sierra Club's permission to convert its LNG...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:53 PM
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...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88.
The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
— It's quiet these days at Dominion's liquefied natural gas terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. Only five tankers docked last year at the pier a mile off the Calvert County shoreline, and not much traffic is expected this year, either.
But thanks in...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:28 PM
EDF Group indicated Wednesday that the French energy company hopes to renew efforts to secure a federal loan guarantee to help finance the construction of a proposed third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland.
This latest development...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 10:04 AM
A deal to transfer Constellation Energy Group's stake in a nuclear development company to its French partner is scheduled to close Nov. 3, according to documents filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
On Tuesday, Constellation agreed...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:04 AM
I leave the water running while I do the dishes, drive a half-ton truck that gets 10 miles to the gallon and, in the energy hog display that my husband finds most annoying, I move from room to room without turning off lights behind me.
OK, so I also don'...