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Canadian Oil Pipeline Plan Meets Resistance

The Canadian oil company TransCanada plans to expand a pipeline to transport crude oil from Alberta to Texas through the central U.S. The proposal has sparked debate on both sides of the border about energy security, the environment and safety.
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On Solar Power, Two D.C. Teens Don't Take No For An Answer

When the D.C. Council passed new solar legislation this month, activists called it a win for clean energy. But it was also a big win for two D.C. teenagers who have been promoting solar power since they were 12.

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Security Problem At Md. Nuke Plan May Bring More Government Monitors

Inspectors with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission say they found security problems at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant. The problems have been corrected but those discrepancies will likely trigger closer supervision of the plant.

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Virginia Lawmakers Still Debating Offshore Drilling

Virginia lawmakers are fighting for the state to get millions of dollars in revenue from allowing drilling off the state’s coast.

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After BG&E Turns On Power Saving Program, PSC Investigates

A Maryland regulatory panel is examining the use of Baltimore Gas and Electric's energy saving program.

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Pledges $50M for Clean Energy

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says now is the perfect time to talk about air quality.

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