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Maryland Fracking

Governor Proposes Spending $1.5 Million To Study Fracking

AP | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley has proposed spending $1.5 million to study using hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from the Ma...

Students Monitoring Water In Anticipation Of Fracking

AP | Posted 12.09.2012 | Green

FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — Some high school students in Frostburg, Md. are monitoring the quality of the area's drinking water in anticipation of natural...

Got Shale? What Marylanders Should Expect Without a Permanent Ban on Fracking for Shale Gas

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 09.28.2012 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

From start to finish, fracking is too risky for Maryland -- it threatens the air we breathe, the water we drink, the communities we love and the climate we depend on. Marylanders should urge their representatives to support a ban on fracking.

Maryland House Approves Fee For Gas Drilling Studies

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland would become the first state in the nation to charge energy companies a fee to finance studies on best practices for ...