| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:43 AM
WHITE PIGEON, Mich. – We could learn more today about the death of a man at a paper mill in St. Joseph County, Michigan.
It happened around noon Sunday at the White Pigeon Paper Company.
Michigan State Police say the 61-year-old sustained a...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Some Annapolis lawmakers have gotten in the Easter spirit a little early. A bill that would curtail millions in renewable-energy subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills comes to the Senate floor Monday, after being killed last week and then revived...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Tim Wheeler's most recent article about the fight over black liquor in Maryland's renewable energy standard ("'Black liquor' bill resurrected," March 25) highlights the overwhelming need to reform our state energy policy. Over the last seven years,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law by burning so-called "black liquor" has come unglued. The state's only paper plant in Allegany County has...
| Mar 11, 2013
Next time you reach for that pill to help lower your blood pressure or to keep your arteries unclogged, you might have a Lehigh Valley company to thank — not for the drug itself, but for getting it to you.
Over the past year, two drug packaging...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A Western Maryland paper mill and several others in the region have collected millions of dollars over the past eight years by taking advantage of an obscure provision in a state law that is supposed to encourage the development of wind, solar and other...
| Dec 30, 2012
Under attack since May for relying on flawed studies to justify the use of toxic flame retardants in furniture and household products, the chemical industry has turned to a familiar tactic: It has begun pointing to a new scientific paper.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Is it possible we've discovered too many ways to "Go Green?" It's become so trendy, sometimes it seems only wealthy people can save the planet. I'm glad forward-thinking billionaires have promoted it, but now every business from corner store to mega-...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:05 AM
A phase-out of renewable energy subsidies for paper mills has cleared the Maryland Senate, though with a provision that guarantees the state's only paper plant in Allegany County would continue to receive payments underwritten by taxpayers....
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Legislation that would have phased out millions in ratepayer-financed subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills died in a House committee Friday, just a day after the Senate passed a companion measure.
The House version of the so-called "black...