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Would you pay a little bit more on your monthly utility bill to help build a wind farm generating as much as 200 megawatts of electricity 12 miles or more off the coast of Maryland? That's really all Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed offshore wind bill...
The primary motivation among environmentalists for developing wind energy is legitimate concern about the effects of climate change. Wind is alleged to provide important relief from the emission of carbon dioxide from electricity production. But without...
Central Maryland appears to have been spared the worst of Sandy's fury, which was delivered farther up the Atlantic Coast. One man was killed after a tree fell on his home in Pasadena. A second was killed in a head-on collision in Clarksburg that...
Personnel from the Conowingo Hydroelectric Station will move crest gates Thursday from the upper parking lot at the Conowingo Visitor Center to the Conowingo Dam after the completion of regular maintenance and repairs. To move these large crest gates,...
Let's just say that hydroelectric dams haven't taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin's long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood. There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and Lafayette in early July,...
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission plans to launch a sediment study at Conowingo Dam by the end of this year, and warned the dam's ability to hold back pollution could be coming to an end. "This is something that has been talked about and talked...
The Baltimore SunLet’s just say that hydroelectric dams haven’t taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin’s long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood. There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and...
After heavy rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee washed away bridges and roads, overwhelmed sewage systems and may have contributed to at least one Baltimore-area death, the runoff threatened to overwhelm Maryland towns along the Susquehanna River...
To encourage sustainability in Harford County, County Executive David R. Craig recently formed the Green Team as one of his Environmental Initiatives. The goal of the Green Team is to guide energy and resource efficiency practices in the county. To...
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Peg Niland's father did not let the lack of a road stop him from building a summer cabin 64 years ago. When the Conowingo Power Co. made lots available for nominal leases in northern Harford County, he chose one on Broad Creek, had lumber tossed from a...
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Maryland WeatherRising water on the Susquehanna River is forcing the owners of the Conowingo hydroelectric dam to open more floodgates, raising the risks of flooding downstream in the town of Port Deposit. Twelve gates were reported to be open Wednesday morning.Exelon......
The Courant editorial on hydropower missed the reason Rivers Alliance opposes the energy bill as written [May 22, "Pass The Clean-Energy Bill"]. We do not oppose importing Canadian hydropower without limit. We oppose allowing it to masquerade as a Class I...
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