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Amendment to weaken Md. fracking liability bill fails

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate voted down an amendment stripping the words “ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous” from a fracking bill. In a 20-26 vote, the lawmakers on Thursday defeated the change, preserving the label for the natural gas drilling method ...

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Real estate group opposes fracking

Real-estate brokers in Western Maryland are supporting a proposal in the Maryland General Assembly for an eight-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas pending further study. The Garrett County Board of Realtors expressed concern Tuesday about the possible impact ...

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