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Conway ‘insulted’ by rally outside her office to ban fracking in Md.

Anti-fracking coalition pickets outside of the office of Senator Joan Carter Conway on Monday. Senator Conway is the chair of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee in the Senate.  (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz).

Environmental groups supporting a statewide ban of a controversial process for extracting natural gas took their message to the front door of a state senator who has repeated blocked previous legislation. Members and supporters of Don’t Frack Maryland gathered at the ...

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Garrett County panel mulls proposed gas drilling regs

OAKLAND — An advisory panel in far western Maryland is reviewing proposed state regulations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The Garrett County Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Advisory Group meets Tuesday evening in Oakland. The agenda includes a review of ...

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Federal grant to help Garrett County study fracking impact

WASHINGTON — The federal government is awarding funds to help a western Maryland county study the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the $37,500 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission ...

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