Drilling

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Bill Moves Ahead To Protect Residents From Fracking Damage

Maryland senators on Friday showed signs of cooperation on the topic of fracking, adopting two amendments to a bill opponents worried was another way of banning the natural gas drilling method.

03/20/2015

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Concern Over Offshore Drilling Proposal South Of Md.

Opening the door to oil rigs off the Atlantic Coast, possibly just south of Maryland. That’s what President Obama is proposing.

01/28/2015

Natural gas, gas drilling

Would Drilling Hurt Md. Tourism? Report Unclear

University of Maryland researchers are releasing a report on the potential public health impact of shale gas drilling in the state’s far western counties.

08/18/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Full Economic Study Of Md. Gas Drilling Due

Towson University researchers are preparing to release their full study of the prospective economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.

05/25/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Prospects For Western Md. Gas Bonanza Fade For Now

The natural gas bonanza that has enriched some Appalachian states has so far eluded western Maryland as market forces and a drawn-out state review of the drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have weakened the region’s appeal to the energy industry.

12/23/2013

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Gas Drilling Damage Compensation Fund Proposed

Some people concerned about the effects of natural gas drilling in western Maryland are proposing a fund to compensate those whose livelihoods or property values are diminished by drilling.

12/11/2013

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Md. Researchers Issue Fracking Recommendations

Researchers commissioned by a state panel studying natural gas drilling in western Maryland have come up with recommendations.

03/12/2013

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Gas Drilling Panel Discussing Legislation

A state panel developing rules for natural gas drilling in western Maryland is discussing possible legislative proposals for the 2013 General Assembly.

01/07/2013

Natural gas, gas drilling

Toxic Release Reports Sought For Oil, Gas Drilling

Environmental groups say they are asking the federal Environmental Protection Agency to require toxic chemical release reporting for the oil and gas industry.

10/24/2012

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Chesapeake Energy Gives $500K Following Blowout

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says Chesapeake Energy will donate $500,000 for Susquehanna River water quality monitoring.

06/14/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Gas Drilling Panel’s Report Deadline Extended

A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is getting more time to produce its second set of recommendations.

06/12/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Commission Seeks Extension On Md. Drilling Study

Members of a commission studying hydraulic fracturing, a method of natural gas drilling, in western Maryland say they need more time to complete a best practices study.

04/25/2012

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