The debate over fracking had already moved from the farmland of Western Maryland to the State House. Now it has gotten the attention of the Baltimore City Council.Read More »
A state panel that is devising rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland may require drillers to have pollution insurance. The proposal is on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting in Baltimore of the legislative committee of the ...Read More »
A majority of the state Senate would support a legislative moratorium on hydraulic fracturing if such a bill is released from committee, Sen. Brian E. Frosh said Wednesday.
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A pair of Montgomery County senators are planning to join a colleague in the House of Delegates in supporting a moratorium on a controversial drilling technique used to extract natural gas. Sen. Jamin B. “Jamie” Raskin and Sen. Brian E. ...
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CUMBERLAND — A state panel studying prospects for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland is trying to pinpoint the best practices used elsewhere. That’s the main focus of a meeting Friday in Cumberland of the Marcellus Shale Advisory ...Read More »
With time ticking away and still no money to pay for scientific studies of hydraulic fracturing, a Montgomery County lawmaker plans to ensure natural gas companies don’t run out the clock on a drilling moratorium ordered by Gov. Martin O’Malley.Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is holding a meeting to update residents on its work. The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission meets Monday night in McHenry. The Maryland Department of the Environment ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is getting more time to produce its second set of recommendations. Chairman David Vanko said Tuesday that Gov. Martin O’Malley has given the Marcellus Shale Advisory ...Read More »