| Dec 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Restoring the Chesapeake Bay to better health, or at least slowing the pace of pollution into it, is neither easy nor inexpensive. Yet it's worth pursuing and ultimately is a smart investment, so important is the estuary's future to Maryland's economy and...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:45 PM
The Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant shut down one of its reactors Tuesday after employees at the southern Maryland facility detected problems with a control rod.
Operators took the plant's Unit 1 reactor offline around 8:30 a.m. to replace one of...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Exelon Corp. will pay $692,000 — including $151,000 to Maryland regulators — to settle alleged violations of a Justice Department agreement that had allowed the company to acquire Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
The $113.5 million that Exelon Corp. agreed to make available for innovative projects — a condition of regulatory approval for its purchase of Constellation Energy in Baltimore — was awarded Thursday to groups planning to help low-income...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., which fixed the last of its Cyclone Sandy power outages Friday, sent workers to harder-hit regions over the weekend and on Monday.
BGE said 64 overhead linemen, safety and support workers are in the Philadelphia area,...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Power outages hit a plateau early Tuesday morning and began creeping downward, with about 186,000 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without electricity at noon, according to the company.
The company said it has restored power to about 114,000...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:57 PM
To hear business leaders and political candidates talk, proper industrial policy comprises only three elements: a fair tax system, a level playing field and "certainty."
So why is it that all three are about to be thrown out the window as a sop to oil,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A regional transportation board unanimously approved Tuesday the city's request to transfer federal money from several projects to pay for improvements to South Central Avenue and a bridge to connect it to the proposed site of the Exelon Corp....
| Oct 14, 2012
There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter.
Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Fun (or possibly not-so-fun) factoid: Six of the CEOs running the Baltimore area's largest public companies saw their compensation soar last year even though profits shrank -- or the firms lost money.
The smallest pay-package increase among those half-...
| Oct 7, 2012
As pay raises go, it's hard to beat a fivefold increase.
That's the jump Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors' CEO saw in compensation last year. After getting a thumbs down for its executive pay from a shareholder advisory firm, the company told...