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Thank you for publishing OpinionWorks' poll results on offshore wind in Maryland ("Public favors offshore wind power, poll says," Jan. 11). Count me among the majority of people who agree that $2 is a trivial price to pay for the many advantages that wind...
It seems in Maryland politics, there are occasional issues that linger beyond their usefulness. Back when I was a kid, well into my teens and possibly even later than that, Maryland was the only state that didn't require dump trucks to cover their loads....
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Maryland's new Sixth and Eighth Congressional Districts begin in the state's rugged northwest but then dive southeastward into suburban Montgomery County. The city of Baltimore is split between three new districts: the Second, Third, and Seventh. The...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgAn organization opposed to a proposed shale quarry in southern Berkeley County has criticized the West Virginia Surface Mine Board for affirming the state Department of Environmental Protection’s decision to issue a mining permit for the operation....
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A federal judge in Washington has put a proposed coal-fired power plant in southwest Kansas on hold until an environmental impact study has been completed. U.S. District Judge Emmett Sullivan ruled Tuesday that the U.S....
CNNSpeaking to voters in Iowa Monday, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania ripped the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule placing first-ever limits on the amount of mercury that coal-fired power plants can emit into the air. The GOP presidential...
ReporterThe first Virginia lawmaker to announce his vote on the uranium mining ban says his colleagues should consider his decision. Delegate Don Merricks says he will vote against lifting the ban on uranium mining. The proposal is expected to be introduced...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration announced a federal ban Monday on new mining claims affecting a million acres near the Grand Canyon, an area known to be rich in high-grade uranium ore reserves. In doing so, the administration brushed off...
West Virginia would slash property taxes in exchange for a new “cracker” plant and reserve funds to improve roads, schools and high-speed Internet access, under proposals Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin offered the Legislature in his State of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most detailed data yet on emissions of heat-trapping gases show that U.S. power plants are responsible for the bulk of the pollution blamed for global warming. Power plants released 72 percent of the greenhouse gases...
Births A daughter, Aryia Ridley Gillespie, was born to Bella Justin and Loren Gillespie of East Jordan 7:35 a.m. Dec. 38, 2011, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital. Aryia weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces at birth. She has a sister, Jordan, 21. Grandparents...
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