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Court Refuses To Halt Construction On New Gas Plant

A federal court has refused to halt construction of a liquefied natural gas export facility in southern Maryland while it weighs a legal challenge to the project’s approval.

06/17/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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Natural Gas Smell Reported Downtown Not A Danger

Baltimore City Fire Department says it has determined the smell of natural gas reported downtown is not a danger.

02/01/2015

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Comment Period Begins For Proposed Md. Fracking Rules

The Maryland Department of the Environment has opened a 30-day public comment period on proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.

01/09/2015

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Plan Would Limit Fracking Near Western Md. Lake

A proposed management plan for the Deep Creek watershed seeks to limit hydraulic fracturing for natural gas near Maryland’s largest freshwater lake.

10/07/2014

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Maryland Sees Little Risk To Water From Fracking

Maryland environmental regulators see little risk of water contamination from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in far western Maryland.

10/03/2014

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Liquefied Natural Gas To Be Exported From Chesapeake Bay Terminal

Federal regulators have approved Dominion Energy’s proposal to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

09/30/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Gas Drilling Public Health Risks Get An Airing

Garrett County residents are getting a chance to hear about the potential public health risks of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in their region.

09/25/2014

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Proposed Pa. to NC Natural Gas Pipeline On Hold

Spectra Energy has put a proposed interstate natural gas pipeline on hold.

08/13/2014

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Board OKs Wetlands License For Cove Point

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for Dominion Resources to build a pier that is needed to construct a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.

07/23/2014

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Dozens Arrested Protesting Planned Md. Gas Plant

More than two dozen activists have been arrested following a protest against plans to build a facility in Maryland to liquefy and export natural gas.

07/14/2014

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Recommends Tight Restrictions On Gas Drilling

State regulators on Friday recommended some of the nation’s tightest restrictions on shale gas drilling, aimed partly at protecting drinking water from being contaminated by methane leaking from drill sites in western Maryland.

07/11/2014

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