For years, elected officials here have introduced bills or budget measures that would wipe out the state’s tax credit for purchasing coal mined in Western Maryland, currently worth $6 million a year.Read More »
CUMBERLAND — State lawmakers from far western Maryland are fighting an effort to repeal a tax credit that rewards electric companies for buying Maryland coal. The Cumberland Times-News reports that Republican Delegate Herb McMillan of Anne Arundel County introduced the ...Read More »
An Anne Arundel County golf club has filed a $20 million lawsuit accusing Constellation Power Source Generation Inc. of failing to clean up coal combustion byproducts, despite a consent decree it signed more than five years ago, and of actively ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Transportation officials say a train derailment in Maryland that resulted in the death of two young women caused $2.2 million in damage. The National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the accident, released a preliminary one-page report Wednesday. ...Read More »
ELLICOTT CITY — Investigators were checking videos, track conditions and maintenance records Wednesday to find the cause of a deadly train derailment in Maryland and figure out if two young women sitting on a railroad bridge over the town’s main ...
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America is shoveling coal to the sidelines. The fuel that powered the U.S. from the industrial revolution into the iPhone era is being pushed aside as utilities switch to cleaner and cheaper alternatives. The share of U.S. electricity that comes ...Read More »
AKRON, Ohio — FirstEnergy Corp. said Thursday that new environmental regulations led to a decision to shut down six older, coal-fired power plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland, affecting more than 500 employees. The plants, which are in Cleveland, Ashtabula, ...Read More »