Tag Archives: hydraulic fracturing

Fracking moratorium, ban bills both likely to come to Senate floor


ANNAPOLIS — Competing bills that ban fracking or extend the current moratorium on the controversial natural gas extraction process are both likely headed to the Senate for a vote. Sen. Joan Carter Conway, D-Baltimore City and chair of the Education, ...

Read More »

Supporters of banning fracking in Maryland to hold rally

11-114-2016 BALTIMORE, MD- Anti-fracking coalition picketing outside of the office of Senator Joan Carter Conway in the 43rd District for her support for the ban on fracking. Senator Conway is the chair of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee in the Senate.  (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz).

ANNAPOLIS — Supporters of banning hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland are holding a rally. The rally and news conference are scheduled for Tuesday, before a hearing is held in the state capital on legislation to ban fracking. The ...

Read More »

Bill to ban fracking to be introduced in Maryland

A worker adjusts hoses during a hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. oil well, near Mead, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

ANNAPOLIS — A measure to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland is being introduced. Del. David Fraser-Hidalgo is expected to introduce the measure on Thursday with more than 50 co-sponsors. Sen. Robert Zirkin also has introduced a measure ...

Read More »

Garrett County panel mulls proposed gas drilling regs

OAKLAND — An advisory panel in far western Maryland is reviewing proposed state regulations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The Garrett County Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Advisory Group meets Tuesday evening in Oakland. The agenda includes a review of ...

Read More »