Deforestation, Fracking Bills Spark Rallies Before HearingSupport for forest protection and opposition to hydraulic fracturing sparked two different rallies Wednesday, just before the House Environment and Transportation Committee heard testimony on three related bills.
Bill To Ban Fracking To Be Introduced In MarylandA measure to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland is being introduced.
Protesters Rally in Front of State House to Oppose FrackingWith a state moratorium on hydraulic fracturing -- or "fracking" -- set to expire in eight months, Maryland legislators and activists are throwing their support behind a permanent ban.
Md. Lawmakers to Grapple with Budget, Sick Leave, FrackingA budget shortfall will be a top concern for Maryland lawmakers during their annual 90-day legislative session.
Legislative Committee Puts Hold On Fracking RegulationsA panel of state lawmakers is delaying regulations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.
Fracking Opponents Rally As Maryland Prepares RegulationsOpponents of the natural gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing are holding events across the state.
Fracking Opponents Plan Protest At Parade Led By HoganAnti-fracking activists will take positions Saturday along the Autumn Glory Parade route in Oakland. Hogan is grand marshal of the parade.
Seismic Monitoring Equipment To Be Purchased Ahead Of FrackingWith 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.
Environment Secretary Pledges Fracking Policy TransparencyMaryland 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.
Federal Grant To Help Garrett County Study Fracking ImpactThe federal government is awarding funds to help a western Maryland county study the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore 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.
This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets StampedThis week, a late comedian's likeness can't be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.