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Clean Green Fuel owner backs out of plea deal in $9M case

A Perry Hall man accused of selling $9 million worth of phony clean energy credits reversed course on a plea agreement minutes before his 1 p.m. arraignment in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday. Instead of entering a ...

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Groups call for O’Malley’s veto of waste incineration bill

ANNAPOLIS — A growing coalition is urging Gov. Martin O’Malley to veto legislation that enhances incentives for facilities that create energy by incinerating trash. More than 35 local, state and national organizations sent a letter to O’Malley on Tuesday pressing ...

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O’Malley proposal builds on effort to create wind market

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has proposed legislation that would allow the state to lure wind turbine manufacturers to Maryland with economic development incentives up to $50 million. The proposal builds on the governor’s effort to create a wind energy ...

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Feds fast-track mid-Atlantic offshore wind energy

NORFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Department of Energy said Monday it intends to spend $50 million to speed the development of offshore wind farms, with a goal of issuing leases off four Atlantic Coast states by the end of the ...

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Governor O’Malley proposing offshore wind requirement

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s governor plans to introduce legislation that would require utilities to enter into long-term contracts for offshore wind power. O’Malley spokesman Shaun Adamec says an offshore wind power bill is expected to be part of the legislative agenda ...

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With new year, new laws take effect in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Power suppliers that sell electricity in Maryland will have to buy more energy from solar sources under a new law taking effect Saturday. While most new laws passed in the 2010 legislative session already have taken effect, the ...

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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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