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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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Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against Fracking

The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.

02/26/2015

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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

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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

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