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Western Md. fracking fight reveals divergent economic visions (access required)

‘Mountain Maryland’ struggles to overcome loss of major employers

  Third in an occasional series on rural Maryland Editor's Note July 19, 2017: An earlier version of this story used an incorrect name for a manufacturing plant that once operated in Allegany County. The plant was run by the Celanese Fiber Company, not Selney's Nylon. CUMBERLAND, Maryland — Allegany and Garrett, the state’s two westernmost counties, tend to ...