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Republican governor embraces Northeast Maglev headquarters in Baltimore

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Republicans aren’t known for backing big public transportation projects, so when Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan visited Japan last June and took a ride on a high-speed magnetic levitation train outside Tokyo, supporters of a maglev line between Washington, D.C. and New York City were pleasantly surprised at the governor’s response. “It was an incredible experience, even more impressive than I expected,” [...]

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13 energy-efficient modules make up this prefab modern home in Maryland – Inhabitat (blog)

Monday, September 21, 2015

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Inhabitat (blog) 13 energy-efficient modules make up this prefab modern home in Maryland Inhabitat (blog) Need more proof that factory-fabricated homes can be beautiful? Look no further than Washington, D.C.-based architect Robert Gurney's bm Modular One, an award winning prefab house built in Bethesda, Maryland. Designed to be flexible, affordable, and … Continue here: 13 energy-efficient [...]

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Tesla inches closer to opening showrooms in New Jersey

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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Tesla celebrates a small win this week in New Jersey, where the Senate Commerce Commission voted unanimously (6-0) to approve a bill that would make an exception to the dealers-only car sales rule that blocked the electric car maker from the state last year . The bill is currently awaiting a vote in the full [...]

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Obama proposes offshore oil and gas drilling in Atlantic Ocean

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Just days after the White House announced historic plans to protect 12 million acres in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil exploration, President Obama has proposed plans to open a region of the Atlantic to offshore drilling . While the Obama administration claims any new drilling would happen a ‘safe distance’ from the coastline, [...]

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West Virginia gas pipeline explodes in a giant fireball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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On January 26, a gas pipeline exploded in Brooke County, West Virginia, sending an enormous fireball into the morning sky. Nearby residents watched in amazement, capturing snapshots and videos with their smartphones as the flames rose. The pipeline, owned by Texas-based Enterprise Products, L.P. , runs adjacent to a residential area and one home was [...]

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US Forest Service Green Lights Fracking in East Coast’s Largest National Forest

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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Despite the objections of environmental groups and Virginia’s Governor Terry McAuliffe, the U.S. Forest Service has left the door open to allow fracking in the East Coast’s largest national forest with the release of the forest’s new management plan . The USFS had originally considered banning fracking in George Washington National Forest, but energy companies [...]

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