Submit Comments to Public Health Study by October 3

The Governor’s Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, along with Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) and Department of Natural Resources (DNR), was tasked to answer the question: Can unconventional natural gas development and production (UNGDP) be practiced in our state without unacceptable risk to … More

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Fracking and Health, Impacts at County Level

Fracking and Your Health Garrett County will hold a meeting Thursday to inform health providers and local community about the impacts of fracking on public health What: Impacts of fracking on local communities and on health providers When: Thursday Sept 25, 7pm Where: … More

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Garrett County Shale Gas Committee’s Transportation Report, comments accepted

Although the State of Maryland is in the process of reviewing impacts of shale gas development (should it be allowed in Maryland) in an attempt to create Best Management Practices that will inform the gold standard for industrial shale development regulations, there are impacts that … More

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MD Shale Commission Reviews Economic Study

On Monday August 18 The Maryland Governor’s Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission reviewed both the economic study and health study completed as part of its on-going effort to determine whether fracking can be done safely in Maryland. The Economic study, performed … More

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