Officials Run First-Ever Fracking PollA 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.
Fracking Shale For Gas Brings Wealth, ConcernsHydraulic fracturing is a drilling process that blasts millions of gallons of water for each well deep into the earth to fracture dense shale and allow natural gas to escape.
Bay Advocates Want Overall Study Of Shale DrillingThe 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.

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