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Hydraulic fracturing

Natural gas, gas drilling

Commission Seeks Extension On Md. Drilling Study

Members of a commission studying hydraulic fracturing, a method of natural gas drilling, in western Maryland say they need more time to complete a best practices study.

04/25/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Without Funding, Md. Fracking Could Face Delay

Failure to pass legislation that would have forced energy companies to fund gas drilling studies could mean more delays for those wanting to tap in the natural gas lurking in western Maryland.

04/19/2012

fracking

Officials Run First-Ever Fracking Poll

A valuable resource deep under Maryland has surfaced on the public’s radar. Hydraulic fracturing—fracking, for short—is the subject of a first-ever poll.

03/27/2012

MONEY GENERIC

Senate Committee Hears Fracking Fee Bill

Opponents of using new hydraulic fracturing drilling techniques in western Maryland joined state officials Tuesday in asking lawmaker to support a fee to fund a study of potential environmental impacts.

03/06/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Bay Advocates Want Overall Study Of Shale Drilling

The federal government should conduct a comprehensive federal analysis of Marcellus Shale drilling in the six bay-watershed states, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and other environmental groups said Monday.

04/04/2011

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