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Western Md. natural gas drilling subject of report (access required)

The Maryland Department of the Environment and the Department of Natural Resources, in a draft report describing best practices for drilling and production of natural gas in the Marcellus share region of Western Maryland, are recommending that comprehensive planning be required for shale gas development before any drilling permits are issued.

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World whitewater event coming to western Md.

MCHENRY — The world’s best whitewater paddlers are coming to western Maryland. Members of the U.S. canoe and kayak team are in McHenry on Friday to help promote next year’s canoe slalom world championships at the Adventure Sports Center International. ...

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Public Service Commission to hear Fourmile wind farm proposal

The Maryland Public Service Commission is scheduled to hear a proposal to build a wind power project near Frostburg. The PSC is scheduled to hear the case Wednesday in Baltimore. Fourmile Wind Energy LLC is seeking to build the project ...

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Potomac Edison spending $55 million on upgrades

WILLIAMSPORT — Potomac Edison says it’s spending $55 million this year to upgrade its electrical system in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. The company said Tuesday that the projects include new distribution circuits and replacement of ...

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127 sign petition for Fourmile wind project in Western Md.

FROSTBURG — A petition for a proposed wind power farm near Frostburg has drawn 127 signatures in support of the project. Maryland Public Service Commission filings also show the commission has received nine letters in support and seven against the ...

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