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Md. environmental secretary: 2 yrs needed for Marcellus shale study

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s environmental secretary says state officials need up to two years to decide whether to approve natural gas drilling in western Maryland’s Marcellus shale deposits. Robert Summers, the state’s acting secretary of the environment, testified Wednesday in Annapolis ...

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Bill would let ‘green’ utilities install solar

ANNAPOLIS — State lawmakers are considering a proposal designed to spark investment in pricey green energy upgrades to Maryland homes. The bill, HB 658, would allow for the creation of public utilities that could install solar panels, wind turbines and ...

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Md. Senate gives preliminary approval to same-sex marriage bill

ANNAPOLIS — Even as the state Senate resumes debating same-sex marriage after its preliminary approval of a bill on Wednesday, the measure’s opponents are gearing up for a vote in a wider forum. Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr. said enactment ...

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Compromise would increase West Coast flights to DC

WASHINGTON — A broad aviation bill that would advance modernization of the nation’s air traffic control system moved a step closer to passage Thursday when the Senate approved a compromise to increase flights between the West Coast and Reagan National ...

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