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  • 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...
  • No more Costa Concordias

    No more Costa Concordias
    As the 100th anniversary the RMS Titanic disaster approaches, the Costa Concordia grounding is a stark reminder that going to sea remains dangerous. A modern cruise ship sailing a routine route capsized in a matter of minutes in beautiful weather, leaving...
  • Ship engineer may be rewarded for blowing whistle on pollution scheme

    A pollution whistle blower may be granted a financial reward Wednesday at the sentencing of two foreign shipping companies that were illegally pumping oily sludge and plastic into the sea and falsifying records to cover their tracks, according to court...
  • Helicopter to fly in new Ocean City inlet tower

    Helicopter to fly in new Ocean City inlet tower
    If you're going down to Ocean City on Friday to enjoy a quiet off-season stay, you may notice something overhead. And it's not the steel beams of the Bay Bridge or the beautiful blue skies. Instead, it's likely to be a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter...
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding reports successful sea trial for Coast Guard cutter

    Ingalls Shipbuilding reports successful sea trial for Coast Guard cutter
    A fourth U.S. Coast Guard cutter from Ingalls Shipbuilding has successfully completed builder's sea trials, the company recently announced. Ingalls is a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, which also includes Newport News Shipbuilding. The...
  • Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows

    Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows
    The California National Guard on Monday joined more than a dozen other agencies to help the Yurok tribe combat rampant marijuana grows that have threatened the reservation's water supply, harmed its salmon and interfered with cultural ceremonies. Law...
  • Virginia Marine Resources Commission investigating body found in James River Sunday, victim identified

    Virginia Marine Resources Commission investigating body found in James River Sunday, victim identified
    The body of man was found in the James River Sunday, and officials are trying to determine if it was a boater who was reported missing over the weekend. The body was found by a person on a jet ski at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday on the James City County...
  • Boat club offers prep course for captain's license

    The Triangle Boat Club will host "Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel," a course to prepare applicants for the U.S. Coast Guard captain's license test. The course is being offered through Adams Marine Seminars. The class will meet Sept. 8-19 in the...
  • Port Canaveral tugboat collision damages pier

    Port Canaveral tugboat collision damages pier
    A tugboat involved in dredging at Port Canaveral collided with a pier on Sunday and caused $500,000 in damage, including a broken mooring post. Debris from the collision came off the mooring post, or bollard. The port’s North Cargo Pier No. 3...
  • Disney offers military discounts

    Disney offers military discounts
    Walt Disney World Resort today announced it is giving discounts on four-day tickets to active and retired U.S. military personnel or their spouses for a little more than a year. The discounts are available to active and retired members of the United...
  • Agencies launch raid on marijuana growers on Yurok reservation

    Agencies launch raid on marijuana growers on Yurok reservation
    First, the out-of-state license plates came to the upper reaches of the Yurok Indian Reservation, followed by dump trucks of fertilizer and heavy equipment that punched roads into tribal land. Runaway marijuana cultivation had made it unsafe to hike,...
  • These Are Children Struggling To Our Border

    There is a dangerous rhetorical game being played in the media and in politics, and the losers are children. I'm referring not to the children whose tragic deaths were caused by negligent parents who left little ones in cars in blazing heat with windows...