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Nov 6, 2013

Md. ranked high for energy efficiency

For the second consecutive year, Maryland is ranked ninth among the top 10 states in the nation for its policies to promote energy efficiency, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.

Aug 5, 2011

Old tricks for new lawyers

There seems to be a tendency to think new is always better, particularly for young lawyers. Especially when it comes to new technology. We want to do nearly everything electronically and integrate the newest technology into our practice. New technology has many things to offer attorneys — better turn around times, cost-efficiency, environmental friendliness and […]

Nov 10, 2010

Synergics gives notice of wind farm start in Western Md.

OAKLAND, Md. — An Annapolis company has notified state regulators that it plans to begin producing electricity at a western Maryland wind farm. Annapolis-based Synergics filed the notification with the Maryland Public Service Commission on Monday for the Roth Rock wind farm in Garrett County. Synergics said in the filing that operation is expected to […]

Nov 9, 2010

White House unveils home energy efficiency program

WASHINGTON — The White House is unveiling a new “Home Energy Score” federal program that will allow people to determine how energy-efficient their home is. Vice President Joe Biden announced the program and several other energy initiatives at a White House event Tuesday. The voluntary Home Energy Score program will provide homeowners a score of […]

Nov 8, 2010

13 grants to fund rural energy efficiency in Maryland

WESTMINSTER — Thirteen energy efficiency projects in rural Maryland will be funded through federal grants announced by Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Roscoe Bartlett. The two lawmakers joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jack Tarburton in announcing the grants Monday at Sunnsyside Farms in Westminster. The Carroll County chicken egg farm will […]

Oct 25, 2010

Gov’t pushing more fuel efficiency for trucks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Future longhaul trucks, school buses and large pickup trucks will be required to cut fuel consumption and emissions by 10 to 20 percent under first-ever fuel efficiency plans for trucks released Monday by the Obama administration. For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Transportation Department announced proposed fuel economy […]

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