Posts filed under ‘Energy’

3-15-11: Maryland’s Emergency Nuclear Plans

A look at emergency plans for Maryland’s nuclear plants, should disaster strike here.

Continue Reading March 15, 2011 at 8:12 am 6 comments

2-16-11: An Energetic Conversation

Continuing the discussion about energy options in Maryland.

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2-8-11: Harnessing the Wind

An in-depth look at what it would mean to have wind farms off the coast of Maryland.

Continue Reading February 8, 2011 at 8:10 am 2 comments

2-1-11: Maryland’s Electric Marketplace

A look at Maryland’s competitive marketplace for utilities.

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1-28-11: Fire in the Wind

A new novel by a Maryland legislator asks: What will the world be like after 25 years of global warming?

Continue Reading January 28, 2011 at 8:27 am 2 comments

1-14-11: Lessons from the Gulf

What can Maryland learn from the clean up of the gulf oil spill.

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12-20-10: On the Subject of Shale

A quick follow-up to our conversation on natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

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12-14-10: News from the West

What are the big issues of note to folks in Garrett County?

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12-8-10: A Second Wind for the Weatherization Industry?

After a slow start, Maryland’s stimulus-funded Weatherization Assistance Program is hitting its stride. What did it take to get it there, and what happens once the stimulus money’s all gone?

Continue Reading December 8, 2010 at 8:05 am 1 comment

12-7-10: The Shale Down There

The Marcellus Shale is currently the rock star of the geological formation in the eastern U. S. That’s because it contains vast amounts of natural gas — some of it which lies in the earth below western Maryland. We talk with a representative from a natural gas company and an environmentalist about the possibility of using hydraulic fracturing–or fracking–to extract it.

Continue Reading December 7, 2010 at 10:32 am 1 comment

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