| Oct 10, 2012
Personnel from the Conowingo Hydroelectric Station will move crest gates Thursday from the upper parking lot at the Conowingo Visitor Center to the Conowingo Dam after the completion of regular maintenance and repairs. To move these large crest gates,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Juneau's electric utility company has completed another barrier designed to protect power lines from avalanches.
Alaska Electric Light and Power says work is finished on a second avalanche splitter that will divert snow around power line towers.
| Oct 25, 2012
Ever since John M. Keynes proposed governmental influxes of money to stimulate ailing economies, there has been a steady flow of objections from free-market enthusiasts. They always use the same old arguments: continued unemployment and a pitifully slow...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:15 PM
• Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Lake Aldred water levels may be slightly lower than usual this weekend because of damaged flashboards on Holtwood Dam.
The lower levels may affect boating activity on the lake, and boaters are asked to observe the information posted at PPL’s Pequea...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:59 PM
SOUTH BEND — The St. Joseph River’s capacity to power mills and other industry was one of the assets that drew settlers to its shores in the 1800s.
On Wednesday, city officials took a step toward tapping that power again by installing a...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 11:38 AM
FOUND: Rusty bicycle frame, thoroughly encrusted with sediment, stones and half of a clamshell because it's been bathing in the St. Joseph River -- until now. Draped with dried river plants. Like artwork. Now exposed to the air for the first time in God-...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissionapproved licenses to build two new nuclear reactors Thursday, the first authorized in over 30 years.
The reactors are being built in Georgia by a consortium of utilities led by Southern Co. (SO, Fortune 500) They...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:07 AM
A look at some notable power outages around the world:
July 31, 2012: Three power grids across half of India fail in what authorities call overdrawing of the system, leaving a record 620 million people without power for several hours and raising...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:46 AM
President and general manager of Boyne Mountain Resort Ed Grice remembers a recurring theme of fishing with Boyne founder Everett Kircher: the potential of danger and death.
"It would be dark, and we would be in a 14-foot row boat with a 9-horse...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:02 AM
This is what the removal of a dam can look like: previously withheld water rushes forward.
Previously withheld water rushes forward. Sediments previously caught by the dam swirl downstream. Temporarily, the muck held back by the dam can cloud the water....