An advisory panel is considering a state proposal that would require companies to publicly disclose the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
A state study of the possible public health effects of natural gas drilling in far western Maryland will be broad in scope but won’t recommend for or against hydraulic fracturing, the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Tuesday.
Some people concerned about the effects of natural gas drilling in western Maryland are proposing a fund to compensate those whose livelihoods or property values are diminished by drilling.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is studying the possible public health effects of natural gas drilling in the western part of the state.
Maryland’s Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed “best practices” for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.
A state panel is taking extra time to draft a report on the best practices for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
A state panel that is devising rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland may require drillers to have pollution insurance.
A top official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is optimistic that a project examining natural gas hydraulic fracturing and drinking water will provide comprehensive guidelines to help scientists and the public identify the key issues.
A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is holding a meeting to update residents on its work.
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is urging state regulators to expedite their study of methods for safely extracting natural gas from shale deposits in far western Maryland.
Western Maryland could be home to 365 natural gas wells that employ more than 1,800 people, according to a study an industry group released Thursday.
A state commission on natural gas drilling is taking a look at the regulatory landscape.