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.
Bob Orr is worried what fracking might do to Deep Creek Lake. Tiffany Blackden is scared for her son.
The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
After a quick drop, gas prices are back on the rise.
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has opened a 30-day public comment period on proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.
A western Maryland county is seeking more information on the local impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
A proposed management plan for the Deep Creek watershed seeks to limit hydraulic fracturing for natural gas near Maryland’s largest freshwater lake.
Maryland environmental regulators see little risk of water contamination from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in far western Maryland.
One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid.
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.