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How Maryland Screwed Garrett County Residents Out of Shale Money

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Friendsville, Maryland Pulls the Trigger, Commits Fracking Suicide

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Friendsville, Maryland Votes to Commit Fracking Suicide

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Garrett County, Maryland Commissioners Commit Fracking Suicide

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Maryland Continues to Shoot Itself in the Head re Shale Drilling

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Maryland Releases 2nd Report on Shale Drilling: “Best Practices”

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Maryland Study: Marcellus Drilling Huge Benefit for Western MD

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Maryland Update: Marcellus Drilling a Distant & Ellusive Dream

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Maryland Shale Drilling Moratorium to be Debated in Legislature

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Anti-Drilling Group Attempts Head Fake with Maryland Senator

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Marcellus Drilling #1 Priority for Western MD Legislators

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Maryland Delegates Propose 15% Severance Tax

They must be smoking something good in Maryland—at least in the Maryland House of Delegates where Del. Maggie McIntosh (D-Baltimore) and Del. Sheila Hixson (D-Montgomery) introduced a bill last Friday that would require the state collect 15 percent of the wholesale value of any natural gas produced from Maryland’s portion of the Marcellus Shale.

Maryland Marcellus Shale Commission to Have First Meeting This Week – One Meeting Down, Three More Years of Meetings to Go

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has effectively taken his state out of consideration for Marcellus Shale drilling. How? He’s appointed a commission to study that which has already been studied to death, to have meetings, to issue preliminary reports, have more meetings, and issue a final report in August 2014, years after drilling will already be […]

Maryland Gov. O’Malley Issues Order to Study Marcellus Shale Drilling – State Will Not See Drilling Until 2014 Earliest

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley yesterday signed an executive order requiring two Maryland agencies—the Department of of the Environment (MDE) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to conduct a study on the impacts of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale. Gov. O’Malley’s order is called the “Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initiative” and it sets […]

Maryland Governor Makes Surprise Visit to Allegany County, Shows Interest in Marcellus Drilling Using Alternative Method

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley surprised Allegany County commissioners Sunday evening when he showed up at a meeting to discuss Marcellus Shale drilling in Maryland.

Maryland Legislature Will Consider Whether or Not to Approve Hydraulic Fracturing

Looks like we have dueling pieces of legislation before the Maryland legislature, one bill that would force the state’s Department of the Environment to either officially approve or deny permits by Samson Energy to drill in Western Maryland. The other bill would put a hold on drilling until “further studies” can determine whether or not […]

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