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Fracking ban dead

Sen. Joan Carter Conway

There will be no ban on hydraulic fracturing—also called fracking—in Maryland this year. And not as long as a state commission continues to review the issue in the state, according to Sen. Joan Carter Conway, who chairs the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee.

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Energy firm eyes shale bed under Southern Md.

ANNAPOLIS — While most eyes in the debate on fracking are on the Marcellus Shale region in Western Maryland, a smaller gas basin underneath Southern Maryland is drawing a Texas-based energy company’s attention. Shore Exploration and Production Corp. has leased ...

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