Feb 7: Frack Free Maryland Community Event, Frostburg, MD

Join us at City Place, 14 S. Water St., Frostburg, MD, on Feb. 7, 2015, from 5 PM until 9:30 PM for a FREE event where we hope to educate our community about the possibility, and the possible negative effects, … More

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UPDATED Jan 28: Call for Legislative Moratorium in Maryland

The coalition supporting a moratorium on fracking in Maryland has grown to 80 in the last two weeks.  Click to read a new one-page brief that describes the rationale for the moratorium on fracking. See letter released today.  Two members of Governor’s Marcellus … More

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Concern Builds over Health Risks of Fracking

Although the Governor has decided to permit fracking in Maryland, the scientific and medical communities continue to identify risks to public health.  And the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has released a report presenting the specific health impacts of air … More

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Citizen Shale Responds to O’Malley’s Decision to Frack in Maryland

On November 25, after three years of study assessing the impacts of unconventional shale gas development, Governor O’Malley announced that new and comprehensive regulations will be developed to govern the extraction of natural gas utilizing hydraulic fracturing, a drilling technique … More

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