Fracking, Septics, Wind Facing Maryland LawmakersNatural 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.
Septics Legislation Prompts Criticism, ConfusionA reworked bill to control septic systems in Maryland hasn't calmed concerns about state control of local land use, officials with two key stakeholder groups said.
O'Malley Offers Farmers Compromise On Septics BillGov. Martin O'Malley wants farmers to support his septic system proposal; in exchange, he would make it easier for them to give land to their children.