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Sen. Robert A. "Bobby" Zirkin, chair of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. (File photo)
Sen. Robert A. "Bobby" Zirkin, chair of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. (File photo)

Fracking liability bill heads to full Senate

A watered down version of a bill that would have imposed strict liability standards on companies seeking to drill for natural gas in Western Maryland shale deposits will head to the full Senate for a vote.