Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is forecasting customers’ heating costs will be more this winter than last, due to an colder weather. Customers will likely use more natural gas this winter than they did last year, as the coming winter ...Read More »
PITTSBURGH — A top official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is optimistic that a nationwide project examining natural gas hydraulic fracturing and potential drinking water impacts will provide comprehensive guidelines to help scientists and the public identify the key ...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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Drilling companies beginning to explore the Utica Shale got a piece of good news Friday when the U.S. Geological Survey estimated the rock formation in Ohio, Pennsylvania and other states holds enormous reserves of natural gas and oil. Releasing its ...Read More »
PRINCE FREDERICK — Both sides asked a judge Monday to rule in their favor without trial in a fight over a proposal to build a multi-billion-dollar terminal in southern Maryland to export liquefied natural gas. Calvert County Circuit Judge James ...Read More »
With the regulatory future of hydraulic fracturing very much in doubt in Maryland, energy companies are backing away from hundreds of ground leases covering more than 120,000 acres in Garrett and Allegany counties that would have allowed them to drill into the Marcellus Shale, a mile-deep storehouse of natural gas.Read More »
For some, a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in Western Maryland is not enough. A Montgomery County delegate says Maryland has all the information it needs to ban fracking right now.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 »