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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

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.

02/24/2015

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Are Back Up, But Why?

After a quick drop, gas prices are back on the rise.

02/23/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

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.

02/17/2015

Fracking

Comment Period Begins For Proposed Md. Fracking Rules

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.

01/09/2015

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Garrett County Wants More Study On Impact Of Fracking

A western Maryland county is seeking more information on the local impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

12/03/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Plan Would Limit Fracking Near Western Md. Lake

A proposed management plan for the Deep Creek watershed seeks to limit hydraulic fracturing for natural gas near Maryland’s largest freshwater lake.

10/07/2014

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Maryland Sees Little Risk To Water From Fracking

Maryland environmental regulators see little risk of water contamination from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in far western Maryland.

10/03/2014

Fracking

Billion Dollar Utility Line Upgrade That Will Run Through Md. Faces Opposition

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.

08/18/2014

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

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Gubernatorial Candidate Charles Lollar’s Platform Centers On Cutting Taxes

For Charles Lollar, the best thing the next governor of Maryland can do is cut taxes to make the state friendly for businesses and promote job growth.

05/21/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Court Considers Gas Exports At Md. Terminal

The future of a massive, controversial construction project on the Chesapeake Bay for exporting natural gas could depend on one poorly written sentence.

01/13/2014

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Md. Session Mixed For Environmentalists

Environmentalists got some of what they wanted from Maryland lawmakers during the legislative session that headed toward adjournment Monday, including an offshore wind bill and a divisive measure designed to help farmers comply with Chesapeake Bay restoration regulations.

04/08/2013

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