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Seismic Monitoring Equipment To Be Purchased Ahead Of Fracking

With the exception of a couple of earthquakes in the past decade, Maryland is pretty stable. But now, with the possibility of hydraulic fracturing coming to Maryland, the state wants see what’s really happening underground.

08/28/2015

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Environment Secretary Pledges Fracking Policy Transparency

Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles says his agency will gather more information and listen to citizens as it develops rules for fracking in the state.

08/11/2015

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Federal Grant To Help Garrett County Study Fracking Impact

The federal government is awarding funds to help a western Maryland county study the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

07/17/2015

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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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