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After protesting at a nearby coal plant in 2008 and becoming discouraged with his own dependence on unsustainable energy, Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson decided to build a wind generator on his coastal property and get off the grid. He became...
To the age-old question of how many conservatives does it take to screw in a light bulb, we now have a definitive answer: Just one, but it will take him weeks to chase down a vintage incandescent bulb because he won't touch an energy-efficient one. At...
Mike Tidwell is correct that the evidence for global climate change is indisputable and that carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and alterations in the earth's ecosystems is the primary cause ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). Since the...
Tags: Wind Power, Prices, Ecosystems, Renewable Energy, Energy Saving
I'm not big into conspiracy theories. I never bought into the grassy knoll in Dallas or the anti-Obama birther movement. And it will take a lot of convincing for me to believe Oakland Raiders coach Bill Callahan took a dive in Super Bowl XXXVII to...
Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, a retired career naval officer who was active in Upper Chesapeake Bay environmental matters and other issues, died March 17 from complications of a blood clot at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The Broadmead retirement...
Tags: Hunt Valley, Bolton Hill, The Pentagon, Chesapeake City, Elkton
Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
Ten years ago Monday, scenes out of Baltimore gripped the nation and much of the world when a CSX freight train carrying hazardous cargo derailed and caught fire in the century-old tunnel that winds below downtown. For a week much downtown activity...
Tribune reporterAbout two dozen protesters staged a rally in front of Tribune Tower Wednesday as part of a "national day of action" to dissuade Tribune Co. from selling its newspapers to brothers Charles and David Koch, conservative billionaire industrialists who are...
ReutersSANTIAGO, May 31 (Reuters) - Barrick Gold Corp has paid a discounted $11.6 million fine for serious environmental violations at its suspended Pascua-Lama gold project, a spokesperson for the company said on Friday. Last Friday, Chile's new...
A friend recently returned from a camping trip in the Sierra Nevada. His eyes shone as he described the opalescent sky, the vitality of wildlife in spring and the fun he'd had playing with his two young daughters during the mellow evenings. It had been...
Reuters* Water management measures required for re-activation * Pascua-Lama frozen due to "severe" environmental harm * Mega $8.5 bln gold project faces protracted legal battle (Adds details on environment, regulator comments, share price) By Alexandra Ulmer...
Tags: Metal and Mineral, Fines, Mining, Punishment, Non Ferrous Metal
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