| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:51 PM
The Morning Call recently published a number of pieces about climate change and carbon taxes or other means of reducing U.S. carbon dioxide emissions.
Raymond C. Ventrone's Aug. 1 Your View correctly points out the negative impacts the Environmental...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Science teachers will get a chance to get enrichment training from a Jefferson Lab's after school program. The Science Education group at the U.S. Department of Energy Research facility is taking applications for the program which runs from September to...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Jefferson Laboratory in Newport News has reached another critical milestone in its ongoing effort to reach full operation of its new and vastly improved particle beam accelerator.
The Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) has been...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
With similar projects popping up around the country, Bob Agee's idea of turning Annapolis' waterworks park into a 500-acre facility devoted to the production of renewable energy - by solar, biomass and methane-recovery equipment - sounds less far-...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Connecticut Light & Power is pushing a major change in how it calculates power bills to shore up sales in the face of pressure from energy efficiency, conservation and renewables like rooftop solar.
Joining a push by electricity companies nationwide, the...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:49 PM
When it comes to energy efficiency and renewable energy sales, Dominion Resources comes in dead last or nearly so in a new report ranking the country's biggest utilities.
The report was compiled by the environmental advocacy group Ceres and the research...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:31 PM
State regulators have the right to force Illinois consumers to purchase electricity from a proposed "clean coal" facility for the next 20 years in order to help fund the $1.6 billion federal project, according to an appellate court decision handed down...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...
| Jul 6, 2014
Forty-eight people crowded into the pump house at the Annapolis waterworks park in April 2009 to hear Bob Agee speak.
Most weren't surprised by what he said. Agee had discussed building a renewable energy park since 2008, and most in the room already...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Any way you cut it, the situation at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory site outside Simi Valley is a mess.
The 2,850-acre former rocket engine test center is contaminated by a vast menu of radioactive isotopes and toxic chemicals. The condition of its...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Driving a car with under-inflated tires is a serious safety issue.
While 96 percent of American motorists agree, a new national survey finds that nearly half of the nation's drivers still can’t identify the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:18 AM
One of drivers’ main concerns about electric cars is “range anxiety,” or whether they’ll run out of juice before the next charging station.
Advocates across the state are trying to alleviate that concern by driving nearly the...