BREAKING: MD House passes Fracking Moratorium with Constitutional Majority

With a vote of 94-45, The Maryland House of Representatives passed HB 449 the Protect our Health and Communities Act, a 3-year moratorium on fracking in Maryland. The bill will now go to the Senate. Please contact your Senator today … More

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Friendsville Council Supports Fracking Moratorium

Breaking news! March 23, 2015  Friendsville, MD Town Council voted tonight to support HB449/SB409, The Protect our Health and Communities Act, a fracking moratorium in Maryland.  Citing concerns about the potential impacts on the Youghiogheny River which runs through the … More

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Key House Committee Votes to Push Ahead on Fracking Moratorium

Bill would put a three-year hold on permits ANNAPOLIS — Legislation of great importance to Western Maryland advanced today in the General Assembly when the House Environment and Transportation Committee approved compromise legislation crafted earlier this week and sent the measure onto … More

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Support for Fracking Moratorium Grows

Maryland Farmers, Brewers, and Restaurateurs Call on the General Assembly to Pass a Fracking Moratorium Over 50 food professionals warn lawmakers: ‘clean water and healthy soil’ is vital to business ANNAPOLIS—Warning that clean water and healthy soil are vital to … More

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