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Tag Archives: conservation

Bill requiring wind power may be back

A bill requiring utilities to enter into long-term purchasing agreements for wind-generated power is in the works for the 2011 General Assembly, with supporters and opponents getting ready to air the issue. Prince George’s County Sen. Paul G. Pinsky and ...

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Salazar vows to speed wind energy projects

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he would speed approval of offshore wind farms and identify the most promising areas of the Atlantic coast to located turbines for power generation. “The wind potential off the Atlantic Coast is staggering,” ...

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Baltimore County watching how the wind blows

A test device will be blowing in the wind in Baltimore County, probably by this spring, and the results may determine if it’s worth resuming the two-year-old battle between environmentalists and community groups over residential windmills. Last month, the Baltimore ...

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