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  • The nuclear option [Commentary]

    The nuclear option [Commentary]
    Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production. Given growing public concern about climate change, a fundamental change in our energy policy should be to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and pursue the development of emission-free nuclear power.
  • August downpour results in sewage overflow of 12 million gallons

    August downpour results in sewage overflow of 12 million gallons
    Baltimore city officials belatedly disclosed Friday that sewage overflows topped 12 million gallons during last week's downpour, four times what had previously been acknowledged. It was the most untreated waste reported spilled in the city in a single day...

    Baltimore's overflowing sewers in action

    Baltimore's overflowing sewers in action
    Ever wonder what a sewer "overflow" looks like?  This video by the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper shows what happened in multiple places in Baltimore during the near-record downpour of Aug. 12, when six inches of rain fell in a 12-hour time span. That's...

    State should clean up its act [Letter]

    State should clean up its act [Letter]
    I can't recall the last time that a commercial real estate development site spilled more than 3 million gallons of raw sewage into the Maryland waterways but that's what the state of Maryland did last week ("3 million-gallon sewage spill reported at...

    Smart meters should translate into lower fees for all [Letter]

    Smart meters should translate into lower fees for all [Letter]
    The BGE Smart Meter program is good for the company and punishes the opt-out consumer. The only way consumers benefit is if they choose not to bake, do laundry or vacuum on the days BGE chooses for energy savings. Why should BGE dictate my life? ("Cost of...