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5.8 Earthquake Centered In Mineral, Virginia

Regulators Conditionally Approve Dominion Plant

Maryland regulators have granted conditional approval to Dominion Resources to build a new power plant at its liquefied natural gas terminal in Calvert County.


A 495-megawatt Alamitos natural gas-fired power station in Long Beach, Calif. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Power Plant OK’d For Loudoun County

Virginia regulators have approved plans to build a 750-megawatt natural gas-fired generating facility in Loudoun County.


File photo of Sen. Barbara Boxer. (credit: Getty Images)

AP Exclusive: Boxer Wants Probe On Troubled Plant

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, The Associated Press has learned.


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Chicken Poo To Power Md. Buildings

Chicken waste will one day power state offices and university buildings in Maryland.