| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Thank you for advocating for the application of an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed liquefied natural gas export facility at Cove Point ("Cove Point deserves closer examination," Dec. 2). Yes, that is the least we should do. However, I want...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Residents spoke Tueday night against a bill that would make a bundle of changes to Harford County's zoning code, saying it would encourage developers to build more.
The bill would halve the amount of land required for exemption from forest conservation...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In a recent opinion piece, Chesapeake Climate Action Network's James McGarry grossly mischaracterized recent studies on liquefied natural gas exports ("Exporting natural gas is a bad deal for Maryland," Nov. 12). In reality, countless studies support...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Maryland's second-highest court upheld Friday a judge's ruling that the Cove Point gas facility can be converted to be used for exports, siding with the company that owns the plant and against an environmental group.
The Sierra Club argued in court that...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Monday, Dec. 9: This is the last day the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will accept public input on the proposed creation of 10 new wildlands and the expansion of 17 existing wildlands. Wildlands are state-owned natural...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Advocates for Oregon Ridge Park warn construction of a gas pipeline planned to cut through Baltimore County's largest park will destroy acres of forest and could disrupt wildlife and pollute a popular swimming lake.
"Essentially, we're losing a part...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Bel Air town officials expect to propose an increase in residential and commercial sewer rates in order to reflect changes in the bulk rate Harford County charges the town to treat its sewage.
Town Administrator Chris Schlehr told the town...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The controversy over exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay has become an issue in the race for Maryland's State House, at least among the Democratic candidates for governor.
Saying the environmental costs are too high, Montgomery County...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:08 PM
A flatbed truck pulled away from the port of Baltimore last week carrying uranium once packed into nuclear warheads aimed at the United States.
The shipment, bound for a processing plant in Kentucky, marked the end of a 20-year collaboration to convert...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Drivers in the Bel Air area, especially those using Route 1 in the area of Belair Bypass, may run into some construction work in the coming year.
BGE is replacing natural gas lines around the town as part of Operation Pipeline, which has begun near...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:04 AM
Looking to get the new year off on the right foot?
Maryland state parks are offering 24 guided walks on New Year's Day as part of the third-annual national First Day Hike program presented by America's State Parks and the American Hiking Society....
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
BGE customers may not be thrilled with the news of the last two weeks. On Dec. 13, the Public Service Commission approved not only gas and electric distribution rate increases for the utility but it also took the unprecedented step of allowing the company...