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

Posted in ACTION ALERTS, Announcements

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

Posted in Announcements, Economic Impacts

MD Shale Commission Reviews Fracking Health Study

On Monday August 18 the Maryland Governor’s Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission was presented with findings of the University of Maryland School of Public Health’s Institute for Applied Environmental Health review of health impacts related to fracking.  The Health Study report gave 52 … More

Posted in Announcements, Public Health and Safety

County Board of Realtors Formally Opposes Fracking

The Garrett County, Maryland Board of Realtors has called for a complete ban of natural gas development using the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing in the Deep Creek Lake watershed. Oakland, Maryland (August 16, 2014) – The Garrett County Board … More

Posted in Announcements, Land Use and Leasing