| Dec 10, 2013
For 16 years, Argonne National Laboratory scientist Cindy Boggs helped usher enough nuclear material to the U.S. from Russia's secret weapons arsenal to destroy the world several times over.
Her work was part of a quiet post-Cold War program aimed at...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Exelon Corp. said Monday that it plans to retire one of its electric generation units in Baltimore County within two-and-a-half years, citing the equipment's age as a key reason.
The announcement comes as the Chicago-based energy company is ramping up...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The developer planning to build a new waterfront headquarters for Exelon Corp. on the site of a former chromium-processing plant assured Fells Point-area residents Thursday night that the Harbor Point project could be built safely without releasing the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:19 PM
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have debated for decades where to put all the spent fuel generated by the nation's nuclear power plants. The delay means that an unintended site has emerged: Illinois.
About 13 percent of America's 70,000 metric tons of the...
| Oct 20, 2013
New solar panels unveiled last week at a real estate developer's Laurel headquarters come with an unusual twist — an energy storage system, the first such commercial setup in the state and one of the first in the country.
That drew a crowd. But...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A new government report raises questions about the consistency of federal nuclear power plant oversight, noting regional disparities in the frequency with which plants - including Maryland's Calvert Cliffs - have been cited for safety problems or...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A meeting to address residents' concerns over environmental hazards on the site of the proposed Harbor Point development has been delayed because of the federal government shutdown.
The meeting had been scheduled for Monday at neighbors' demands, but...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:31 PM
While the Baltimore Ravens and the Buffalo Bills prepare for their Sunday matchup, the two franchises don’t seem to have much in common.
Buffalo has gone through six general managers since 2000 and hasn’t made the playoffs during that time....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The developer planning to build an office tower at Harbor Point agreed Wednesday night to hold another public meeting on the controversial project after Fells Point residents who showed up for an open house there demanded a more formal discussion of the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Plans for developing a former Baltimore chemical plant now known as Harbor Point will be aired Wednesday as the developer and government regulators explain safeguards planned to prevent release of contaminated soil and ground water beneath the site....