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Japan Crisis Puts Md. Power Plant In Question

As concern grows over the endangered Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, questions are being raised about a proposed expansion for Maryland's only nuclear power plant.

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Power Breakfast: Gas Price Hearings On Capitol Hill

From Capitol News Connection:

High fuel prices are more than a seasonal consumer nuisance. Prices of all kinds of goods, including food, go up. Poor and rural communities take the brunt of it.

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Pepco Plan Takes Too Long, Says One Local Leader

In Maryland, Pepco is facing renewed criticism over its five-year plan to increase its service reliability.

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Another Report Rips Pepco

An independent study done for the Maryland Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities in the state, says Pepco's five-year plan to increase its service reliability was "cobbled together" in haste following a rash of lengthy power outages last year.

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Economy Delays Transmission Line Construction

A proposed electrical transmission line that would've stretched from West Virginia to Maryland and northern Virginia is being delayed.

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Lights Off For New Transmission Line

A proposal to build a massive new electrical transmission line in the region has been delayed indefinitely.