August 19, 2018

Maryland to Ban Fracking!

Maryland General Assembly approves fracking ban
By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun, March 27,2017

The Maryland General Assembly on Monday gave final passage to a ban on fracking in the state, sending the measure to Gov. Larry Hogan for his promised signature.

Environmental advocates and climate change activists have pressed … Continue reading

Stop the Cove Point LNG Export Facility

For the sake of future generations, Cove Point must be stopped
Opinion by Sarah Bur, The Baltimore Sun, April 8, 2014
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Thank you for covering the controversy regarding the proposed Dominion liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Cove Point (“Calvert County Continue reading

MD Dept. of the Environment: All Drilling Permits Have Been Withdrawn

Gas prospects in Maryland looking unfavorable
By Matthew Bieniek, Cumberland Times-News, Jan. 22, 2013

The prognosis for natural gas drilling via fracking in Western Maryland’s Marcellus Shale formations any time soon is looking increasingly problematic, according to a recent presentation by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

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Maryland Gov. O’Malley Proposes Funding Fracking Study

Budget adds money for bay cleanup, parks, energy efficiency
By Tim Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun, Jan. 16, 2013

Gov. Martin O’Malley has proposed funding the state’s study of “fracking” for natural gas, ending a two-year legislative standoff over getting the industry to pay for it.

O’Malley included $1.5 million in

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Md. House Votes to Require Energy Companies to Fund Safety Studies on Natural Gas Fracking

“We don’t want to become another Pennsylvania where farms and lives have been ruined by fracking pollution.”
By Chesapeake Climate Action Network and CitizenShale, March 20, 2012

ANNAPOLIS – Positioning Maryland to be the first state in America to study the safety of natural gas fracking drilling before approving the … Continue reading