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Md. Ponders Disclosure Of Gas-Drilling Chemicals

An advisory panel is considering a state proposal that would require companies to publicly disclose the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

04/14/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Study To Assess The Health Effects Of Gas Drilling

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.

12/24/2013

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Gas Drilling Damage Compensation Fund Proposed

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.

12/11/2013

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Public Health Effects Of Md. Gas Drilling Studied

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.

09/24/2013

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Md. Puts Gas Drilling Proposals Out For Review

Maryland’s Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed “best practices” for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

06/27/2013

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Md. Gas Drilling Panel’s Work Delayed Again

A state panel is taking extra time to draft a report on the best practices for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

12/17/2012

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Gas Drilling Panel May Require Pollution Insurance

A state panel that is devising rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland may require drillers to have pollution insurance.

11/20/2012

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EPA Official Hopeful On Gas Drilling Study

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.

11/09/2012

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Gas Drilling Panel Meeting In Western Md.

A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is holding a meeting to update residents on its work.

08/20/2012

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Garrett County Biz Group Backs Md. Gas Drilling

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.

06/22/2012

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Study: Md. Could Be Home To 365 Natural Gas Wells

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.

03/01/2012

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Md. Gas Drilling Panel Meeting In Hagerstown

A state commission on natural gas drilling is taking a look at the regulatory landscape.

02/27/2012

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