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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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Real Estate Weekly – 11/25/11: Md. faults Frederick County growth plans

Frostburg State University erecting energy research center (AP) A center for sustainable energy research is rising on the campus of Frostburg State University. The $2.4 million facility will house research on energy independence and sustainable sources of energy, university President Jonathan ...

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Fed grant to aid planning for western Maryland growth

HAGERSTOWN — The Appalachian Regional Commission is working on a road map for economic growth in western Maryland. U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced a $70,000 grant Monday from the U.S. Commerce Department to the Tri-County Council. The ...

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$100K grant fosters trail-related jobs in western Maryland

CUMBERLAND — A $100,000 federal grant is helping to create jobs along the western Maryland section of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycling route. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the award Monday from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Maryland Trail ...

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