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Law Would Prevent Smart Meters From Selling Secrets

Smart meters may promise a new way to track home electricity, but they’re also prompting a push for new laws to control the technology.

03/06/2014

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Maryland Announces $20M In Utility Bill Help

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $20 million in additional help for low-income Maryland residents to pay higher utility bills from colder weather.

02/24/2014

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Maryland Moves Forward On Plans For Offshore Wind Farm

Maryland moves forward on plans for an offshore wind farm. Friday, lawmakers learned from the energy administration just how close the state is to turning on the turbines.

01/24/2014

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State, Local Officials To Discuss Energy

State and local officials in Maryland are gathering to discuss an initiative to help Eastern Shore municipalities reduce energy consumption.

01/17/2014

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Wicomico Co. Considers Energy Plant

Wicomico County officials are considering a plant at the county landfill to convert solid waste into energy-producing gas.

01/09/2014

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Home Improvement Stores Phasing Out 40 & 60-Watt Incandescent Light Bulbs

Bulb ban. A nationwide phase-out on 40 and 60-watt light bulbs starts this week. But many home improvement stores say customers are confused about where to find replacements.

01/03/2014

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How To Save Energy At Work

Don’t let the excuse of not being at home cause you to make less eco-friendly decisions. Here are some things you can do at work to ensure you keep up your earth-friendly habits.

12/12/2013

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Wind Energy Company Pleads Guilty To Eagle Deaths

For the first time, the Obama administration is taking action against wind farms for killing eagles.

11/22/2013

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UMES Plans To Install 2 Wind Turbines

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore plans to install two wind turbines with enough power to fuel hundreds of homes to serve as instruments for student and faculty research.

09/12/2013

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Study: Wind Farms Killed 67 Eagles In 5 Years

Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.

09/11/2013

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Lawmakers Question Energy Drink Execs After Death Of Md. Teen

Energy drink companies come under fire as state lawmakers spotlight the dangers of caffeine-rich products to minors.

07/31/2013

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Maryland Sets Sail For Wind Power With Offshore Survey

Setting sail for wind power.

06/25/2013

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