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House Chair Pledges Support For O’Malley’s Wind Bill

A key House lawmaker is now backing Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind bill and says an initial vote could come as soon as Wednesday.


Oil Drilling

Cardin Opposes New Offshore Oil, Gas Development

Sen. Ben Cardin says he disagrees with President Barack Obama about opening up new offshore oil and gas development, especially off the mid-Atlantic coast.


wind farm

Offshore Wind Plan Might Be Delayed, Studied First

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to make state utilities buy offshore wind energy may have to wait a year.


wind power

Md. Utility Panel Revises Offshore Wind Costs

The O’Malley administration put out new estimates of the likely rise in Maryland ratepayers’ electric bills under his offshore wind energy proposal as a Senate committee took a look at the plan Tuesday.


wind farm

O’Malley Pushes For Offshore Wind Energy

Large sections of ocean off Maryland could soon become home to giant power-producing windmills if a plan put forth by Governor Martin O’Malley becomes law.


wind turbines

O’Malley Readies Offshore Wind Power Mandate

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is circulating a proposal that would require state utilities to enter
long-term contracts with offshore wind companies.


wind power

Feds Fast-Track Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy

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 year.


Oil Drilling

Obama: No Offshore Drilling In East Coast Waters

In a reversal, the Obama administration said Wednesday it will not pursue offshore drilling off the East Coast of the U.S. and the eastern Gulf of Mexico.