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Prospects For Western Md. Gas Bonanza Fade For Now

The natural gas bonanza that has enriched some Appalachian states has so far eluded western Maryland as market forces and a drawn-out state review of the drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have weakened the region’s appeal to the energy industry.

12/23/2013

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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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What’s Best For The Environment: Do This, Not That

When trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.

12/09/2013

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New Chevy Will Run On Natural Gas And Gasoline

“It’s very, very affordable, less than two dollars a gallon,” says Kelly Blue Book analyst Alec Gutierrez. “It get’s you HOV access in states like California. But, the big, big hurdle is the infrastructure isn’t quite available yet.”

10/16/2013

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Court Rules In Favor Of Dominion On Gas Compressor

A federal court has ruled in favor of Dominion Transmission in its bid to build a natural gas compressor station in Myersville.

10/09/2013

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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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Dominion Gets OK To Expand Natural Gas Exports

The Energy Department on Wednesday gave Dominion Resources permission to export liquefied natural gas from its southern Maryland terminal to countries that don’t have free trade agreements with the United States.

09/11/2013

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Cecil County Natural Gas Power Plant Proposed

A Virginia energy cooperative is proposing construction of a new natural gas-fired power plant near Rising Sun in northeastern Maryland.

04/24/2013

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Dominion Moves Ahead With Md. Gas Export Project

A Virginia-based energy company is submitting a 12,000-page application to federal regulators to build a $3.4 billion plant in southern Maryland to export liquefied natural gas.

04/02/2013

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Md. Bills To Ban Or Delay Gas Drilling Are Dead

Maryland lawmakers seeking to block the gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have struck out in the General Assembly.

03/08/2013

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BGE Crews Demolish Old Gas Storage Tank In Northwest Baltimore

BGE crews demolished a decommissioned natural gas storage tank near the Jones Falls Expressway and Cold Spring Lane Sunday.

02/24/2013

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Bill Introduced To Put A Moratorium On Fracking

Bills have been introduced in the House and Senate calling for a state moratorium on the natural gas drilling technique called fracking until studies are completed on its impact.

02/07/2013

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