Category: Policy News

A vertical axis wind turbine is on a movable platform at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, where it can be tested in different locations. (Credit: Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun)

Pentagon Objects to Shore Wind Farm

A politically divisive Eastern Shore wind energy project hit a new roadblock Thursday, as the Pentagon lodged a formal objection to it, saying the towering turbines would interfere with operations at Naval Air Station...

The U.S. Capitol Building. (Credit: Architect of the Capitol.)

Republicans Win Control of Senate in Midterm Elections

Republicans gained Senate majority in this week’s midterm elections, winning several crucial races and unseating seven Democrats. In Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell [R] defeated Alison Lundergan Grimes [D], positioning McConnell to replace...