Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: breaking news

Obama flips switch on government renewable energy

WASHINGTON — Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020. Obama said the plan to use renewables for 20 percent ...

Read More »

Economy’s growth rate may not indicate momentum

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the ...

Read More »

DioGenix raises funds for product test

DioGenix Inc., of Gaithersburg, a developer of novel molecular tests focused on immune-related neurological diseases and disorders, said it raised $3.2 million in funding from existing and new investors to finance completion of the largest clinical diagnostic trial of its kind for multiple sclerosis.

Read More »

U.S. agriculture secretary touts farm efforts in bay cleanup

RICHMOND, Va. — Farmers have significantly reduced the flow of pollutants into the Chesapeake Bay, with new conservation practices keeping more than 15 million tons of sediment alone out of the estuary, a report released Thursday said. Agriculture Secretary Tom ...

Read More »