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POOLESVILLE, Md. — On a curve of the Potomac River 37 miles northwest of Washington, the Dickerson power plant has stood sentry over small villages, crop fields and horse farms for more than half a century. Burning mostly coal and some natural...
The Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Tuesday to begin moving away from coal-fired energy, despite warnings from a Department of Water and Power watchdog that the shift could cost more than $650 million. Like many utilities, the city-owned DWP...
Weeks after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated his plan to move the city off of coal-fired energy, a city watchdog has attached a giant price tag to the initiative. Fred Pickel, the ratepayer advocate at the Department of Water and Power,...
Weeks after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated his plan to speed up the end of the city's reliance on coal-powered energy, a city watchdog has attached a giant price tag to the initiative. Fred Pickel, the ratepayer advocate at the...
Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa, Energy Resources, Al Gore, Coal
Vernon officials will be asking voters Tuesday to approve three taxes that they said are crucial to closing a large budget gap caused by bad investments. Officials are threatening deep cuts to Vernon’s police and fire departments if the taxes,...
Vernon officials will be asking voters Tuesday to approve three taxes they said are crucial to closing a large budget gap caused by bad investments. Officials are threatening deep cuts to Vernon's police and fire departments if the taxes, expected to...
Though public debate over the future of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is proper and healthy, it is important that customers understand exactly how their rates are calculated and how utilities' costs are recovered from long-term investments...
Coal’s role in fueling power plants is expected to continue to shrink in coming years as old, polluting plants are taken out of operation and power companies turn to cheaper natural gas to generate electricity. In a report to a U.S. Senate...
Ravens 34, 49ers 31 (final) The Baltimore Ravens have defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. It's the second championship for the Ravens and linebacker Ray Lewis, who is retiring after 17 seasons. After taking a safety on their...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Football, Jim Brown, Vernon Davis
PolitiCalAs state officials scramble to transition California’s power grid toward more renewable energy, consumers are threatened with being saddled with billions of dollars of unnecessary costs due to poor planning and lack of oversight, a government...
NEW YORK -- Two more executives have resigned from the Long Island Power Authority, which came under withering criticism from New York's governor for its failure to restore power more quickly to hundreds of thousands of customers after Superstorm Sandy. ...
Los Angeles TimesSeveral weeks ago, on a hot Monday afternoon in the Nevada desert some 50 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Porsche quietly gave a sneak peek at an all-new supercar project that will start production in a little less than a year's time. Past the freeway exit...
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