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Frosh: Majority of Senate would support fracking moratorium

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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Moratorium on gas drilling close to passing

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation to create a temporary moratorium on natural gas drilling in Western Maryland’s Marcellus Shale deposits appears poised for passage in the House of Delegates. The full House gave the bill, HB 852, preliminary approval Tuesday after the ...

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Housing advocates welcome delay

As the issue of temporary moratoriums permeates the foreclosure crisis at the national level, housing experts in Maryland say they are monitoring the situation for local impact. Foreclosure rates in the state this summer hit one in every 480 housing ...

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