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  • O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit

    O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit
    While Maryland business, labor and environmental groups backed a $1 billion settlement between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Exelon Corp. related to the Chicago company's buyout of Constellation Energy Group, not everyone was satisfied. Merger opponent EDF...
  • Why bury power lines when we can eliminate them altogether?

    The whole controversy about burying electrical wires or trimming more trees misses one big point: If my tax dollars were spent supporting solar energy or solar cells that I could attach to my house, instead of building killer drones, the whole problem...
  • Labor wants guaranteed role in wind-power plan

    Organized labor wants a guaranteed role in the offshore wind project Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to propose — and the unions want it in writing. The demand by construction unions is the latest hurdle for O'Malley's effort to spur the...
  • As gasoline prices rise, Obama takes aim at alternative-energy critics

    As gasoline prices rise, Obama takes aim at alternative-energy critics
    With rising oil prices creating a drag on the economy and his re-election effort, President Barack Obama mocked Republican critics of his alternative-energy policy Thursday, comparing them to the "cynics and naysayers" who didn't believe the Earth was...
  • O'Malley to unveil new approach to wind power

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is to unveil today a new approach to promoting offshore wind power that he hopes the General Assembly will find easier on consumers than last year's plan. The new approach borrows ideas from a New Jersey bill signed by Republican Gov....
  • 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...
  • House panel approves offshore wind farm bill

    A key part of Gov. Martin O'Malley's environmental agenda cleared an important hurdle Monday as his bill seeking to foster development of an offshore wind farm near Ocean City won approval from a House committee. The Economic Matters Committee voted 13-9...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 50 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature around 35 degrees. FROM LAST NIGHT... McDevitt out as CEO of Medifast: Medifast Inc., an Owings Mills-based...
  • Roland Park Country School highlights its partial conversion to solar energy

    In an effort to "shine a light on solar energy," Roland Park Country School staged a "Solarbration" on April 22 to pay tribute to Earth Day and the school's own stewardship of the environment. "We celebrated our partial conversion to solar energy and the...
  • Emails show O'Malley's close ties to Perdue lawyer

    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • Emails show close ties between O'Malley, Perdue lawyer

    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • State needs wind energy to reach its goals

    State needs wind energy to reach its goals
    Much of the attention paid to Gov.Martin O'Malley's second offshore wind proposal has centered around the cost of building and maintaining an offshore wind farm and its effect on ratepayers. That is a very important discussion, and the governor has his...