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Md. environmental secretary: 2 yrs needed for Marcellus shale study

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s environmental secretary says state officials need up to two years to decide whether to approve natural gas drilling in western Maryland’s Marcellus shale deposits. Robert Summers, the state’s acting secretary of the environment, testified Wednesday in Annapolis ...

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Crews treating roads in Maryland ahead of storm

Highway crews in Maryland and Delaware are pretreating roads in anticipation of a winter storm that’s expected to bring freezing rain, sleet and possibly snow. The bad weather is expected to arrive late Monday or early Tuesday. David Buck with ...

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Conservationists file lawsuit to stop Western Maryland wind farm

GREENBELT — Some conservationists have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block the startup of Maryland’s first industrial wind farm because it allegedly threatens federally protected Indiana bats. The complaint filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt seeks to ...

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Synergics gives notice of wind farm start in Western Md.

OAKLAND, Md. — An Annapolis company has notified state regulators that it plans to begin producing electricity at a western Maryland wind farm. Annapolis-based Synergics filed the notification with the Maryland Public Service Commission on Monday for the Roth Rock ...

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