Sustainability in the News
Two-day shutdown second unplanned outage in two weeks
Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland restarted one of its two reactors Thursday after fixing the mechanical problem that caused its shutdown two days earlier, a Constellation spokesman said.Thu, 23 May 2013 17:41:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-gr-calvert-cliffs-restart-20130523,0,1618887.story?track=rss
Study finds amphibians in trouble even in protected areas
Some of springtime's more notable heralds appear to be fading away, as a new study finds frogs, toads and salamanders disappearing at an alarming rate across the United States.Thu, 23 May 2013 00:39:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-gr-amphibians-decline-20130522,0,2782505.story?track=rss
Marylander Eric Schwaab to become nonprofit's first chief conservation officer
Eric Schwaab, a native Baltimorean who's spent the last three years in the federal government overseeing fisheries and coastal conservation efforts, is returning home to take a new post at the National Aquarium .Wed, 22 May 2013 15:35:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-bmg-noaa-official-joining-national-aquarium-20130522,0,4466260.story?track=rss
In the Spotlight
Real time data on solar generation at Hopkins
Photovoltaic (PV) panels atop seven buildings collect solar radiation and convert it into electricity, generating 1 million kWh of clean renewable energy each year, or enough electricity to power roughly 112 average households and offset 545 tons of greenhouse gases.
Think before you print.
Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.