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  • Thumbs down on Keystone

    Thumbs down on Keystone
    President Barack Obama's State Department is not going to issue a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline in its current form, and for this, even the project's most ardent supporters should be grateful. That includesTransCanada Corp. which was reportedly...
  • Constellation closes acquisition of Okla. natural gas company

    Constellation Energy Group said Thursday that it closed the acquisition of a Tulsa, Okla. natural gas company, the third deal in the past year that helps expand the Baltimore company's retail business. The $22.5 million deal adds 26,100 customers in...
  • U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms

    U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms
    Lighting Maryland homes with power from giant turbines off Ocean City moved closer to reality Thursday as federal officials announced they are ready to go forward with leasing vast areas along the Mid-Atlantic coast for wind farms. Interior Secretary Ken...
  • America's failure to invest in alternative energy sources will come back to haunt future generations

    It is unfortunate that commentator Charles Campbell's recent criticism of the current administration's handling of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline was so supercilious ("D.C.'s Keystone Kops," Jan. 30). He made valid points: Wind and solar power are...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
    The start of the 2012 college lacrosse season is a little more than a week away, which is music to the ears of ESPN analyst and former Johns Hopkins midfielder Mark Dixon. Dixon, who begins his seventh year as an analyst, was kind enough to share some...
  • 10 things to do on the Eastern Shore in winter

    10 things to do on the Eastern Shore in winter
    With its leafless landscape and almost eerie yellow and pink light, the Eastern Shore in winter is wonderfully different from its warm-weather self. This time of year, it is stripped down to its essence — quiet and spare. Summer, with its crowds and...
  • Crane chicks to finish migration by truck

    Crane chicks to finish migration by truck
    What's that saying about leading a horse to water?  The latest effort to teach Maryland-bred whooping crane chicks to migrate to Florida for the winter has been called off because the endangered birds will no longer follow the ultralight aircraft...
  • Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search

    Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search
    Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southern Maryland peninsula known as Newtowne Neck. As an adult, he would learn that his father had assisted in...
  • Letter: New Symphony Woods Park will have 'lots of trees'

    Symphony Woods Park is one of the Columbia Association's greatest open space system assets, and I, the Registered Landscape Architect at CA, and others are doing our best to ensure that it becomes a great park for the community. In last week's Flier,...
  • Residents give feedback on Harford Master Plan

    The newly reopened Harford County Council chambers were packed Tuesday evening as residents gathered for the 2012 Master Plan and Land Use Element Plan public hearing. The council held the public hearing prior to the legislative session to allow for...
  • Old-timers set to get back on the track

    As the days tick away for the start of a fresh season at Daytona International Speedway, there still will be moments of old-school reverence at the fabled superspeedway. Welcome back, Ward Burton. We'll see you soon, too, Bill Elliott. Both "old-...
  • Briarwood residents meet with BG&E over outage complaints

    After last August's Hurricane Irene, when houses in the South Laurel Briarwood community were without power for more than four days, resident Mary Swift had had enough of what she saw as seemingly excessive power outages. Swift, 65, decided to take up...