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Save Energy By Sealing Your Refrigerator Door

Your refrigerator is the biggest user of energy in your home.

10/31/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education And Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government And Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

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Opponents Of Fracking In Md. Say Process Causes Health, Environmental Problems

Tapping into natural gas supplies by fracking has brought promise to energy independence, and some say, real problems for those who live next door to the process.

09/12/2012

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Cut Back On Energy Use By Letting Dishes Dry Naturally

A more energy-efficient way to run your dishwasher. Wash only full loads and use the shortest cycle that will get your dishes clean.

08/03/2012

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Pepco Asking Customers To Conserve Energy Friday

Pepco is asking its customers to conserve energy as high temperatures descend on the Washington area. The utility announced that it is asking customers to conserve energy on Friday because of forecasted high temperatures.

08/02/2012

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8 Ways To Cool Down Your Home Without Air Conditioning

Think an air conditioner is the only way to keep your home cool? Think again.

08/01/2012

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Potomac Edison Says 72,700 Lost Power In Storm

Potomac Edison says 72,700 of its 251,000 customers lost power during the summer storms that knocked out power to more than a million in Maryland.

07/30/2012

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O’Malley Gives Advisers 60 Days To Research Ways To Improve Md. Electrical System

Sixty days. That’s how long Gov. Martin O’Malley is giving state energy advisers to figure out a plan to improve Maryland’s electrical system. It comes following a series of storms that knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.

07/26/2012

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Groups Write Obama Supporting Offshore Wind

Environment Maryland says more than 215 groups have written to the Obama administration supporting development of offshore wind power.

07/24/2012

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Caroline County Schools To Get Solar Power System

Three solar power systems will help provide electricity for schools on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

06/27/2012

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