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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In US

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

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This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets Stamped

This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.

04/10/2015

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‘Fight Club’ Actor Speaks Out Against Fracking

A controversial natural gas and oil drilling process called fracking is getting a lot of attention in Annapolis this year.

04/07/2015

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Senate: No Pause In Support For Bill To Halt Fracking

Maryland Senators are supporting a bill that would put a two year stop to any fracking in the state.

04/06/2015

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Senate Committee Favors Bare Bones Fracking Moratorium Bill

A Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland.

04/01/2015

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Maryland House, Senate Pass Fracking Bills

Lawmakers in both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly are taking a stand against fracking.

03/24/2015

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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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Amendment To ‘Gut’ Fracking Liability Bill Fails

A bill to hold fracking companies more responsible for damages they cause remained intact after senators defeated an amendment Thursday that would have removed words describing the natural gas extraction process as “ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous.”

03/19/2015

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Fracking Liability Bill Given Another Day For Work

The Maryland Attorney General’s office is weighing in on a bill to hold fracking companies more responsible for personal injury and property damage.

03/18/2015

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Frostburg State Project Records Public Comments On Fracking

Frostburg State University students are recording public comments about prospects for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

03/10/2015

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USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

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Rally Scheduled To Support Bill Against Fracking In Maryland

Bob Orr is worried what fracking might do to Deep Creek Lake. Tiffany Blackden is scared for her son.

03/02/2015

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