| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Your editorial on the Environmental Protection Agency's new fuel efficiency standards was right on point ("EPA gets it right," Aug. 29). It lets us know where a Romney administration's priorities really would be on fuel standards.
Hopefully, anyone who...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
My wife and I are enthusiastic cruise ship passengers. We enjoy cruises and have taken 40 or more since we met on one in 1962 as teenagers.
But I cannot agree with allowing cruise lines to pollute so that cruise ship passengers can save $5 a day on...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:22 AM
A few years ago, it was fashionable for Democratsto describe themselves as "members of the reality-based community." These days, it seems the foreclosure crisis has hit them so hard they've been forced to move to another neighborhood.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Here's the simple arithmetic behind the gasoline tax. Gasoline sells, at this time, for a little under $4 a gallon. Most of us have autos that get 30 mpg. In the future we will be able to purchase autos that deliver 40 mpg, or those electric cars that...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Letter writer Alvin Bobers' attempt to make a new gas tax increase seem insignificant does not pass muster ("Gas tax arithmetic," Feb. 27).
Yes, a lot of vehicles are rated for 30 mpg, but how many actually get that mileage? And 40 mpg is in the future,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:40 AM
For Maryland Honda and Acura owners, it just got a little easier to go solar - at home, if not yet on the road.
American Honda Motor Co., in a partnership with SolarCity, a California-based residential and commercial installer, is offering customers...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In an article about how some employers allow their employees to charge their electric cars at work, reporter Lorraine Mirabella describes the General Motors plant in White Marsh where employees can charge their cars as an employee benefit during work...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:37 PM
At its recent 15th annual gala, Harford United Charities presented a check for $50,000 to the Patricia D. & M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.
The gala, attended by 300 people, was held Feb. 1 at Maryland Golf and...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Robert G. Jaharias, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. supervisor who enjoyed collecting and driving vintage automobiles, died Friday of heart failure at his Sykesville home. He was 83.
Born in Frederick, Robert George Jaharias moved with his family...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work.
At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Not long after President Barack Obama promised to fight climate change in his inaugural address, temperatures soared to 70 last week in Baltimore — in late January. Our weather continues to be unrecognizable. Last summer was the hottest ever...