Natural gas drilling


Lawmaker Asks For Halt On Fracking Plans In Maryland

Health officials and environmental advocates in Maryland are asking for a temporary stop to fracking plans.


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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.



Meeting Of Md. Gas Drilling Panel Postponed

State officials have postponed a meeting of a panel studying natural gas drilling plans in western Maryland.


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Fracking, Septics, Wind Facing Maryland Lawmakers

Natural gas drilling in western Maryland, offshore wind power, and new growth and septic system requirements are among the environmental issues facing state lawmakers again as the Maryland General Assembly gathers Wednesday.


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Students Gather Data For Gas-Drilling Study

Some high school students in Frostburg are monitoring the quality of the area’s drinking water in anticipation of natural gas drilling.


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Md. Lawmaker Seeks Bill To Ensure Natural Gas Drilling Study

A Montgomery County lawmaker says she will sponsor a bill to ban natural gas drilling in Maryland until conclusive studies are conducted.


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Md. Gas Drilling Panel’s Report Deadline Extended

A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is getting more time to produce its second set of recommendations.


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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.


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O’Malley Announces Marcellus Shale Panel

Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed a panel to study the impact of potential natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale in western Maryland.


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House Approves Study Of Marcellus Shale Drilling

Natural gas drilling in western Maryland would be restricted until the state finishes a two-year study under a bill passed by House lawmakers on Wednesday.