hydraulic fracturing http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Arrests in Protest Against Plant for Liquifying Natural Gas http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/arrests-protest-against-plant-liquifying-natural-gas <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - More than two dozen activists have been arrested following a protest against plans to build a facility in Maryland to liquefy and export natural gas.</p><p>The protesters oppose the plans by Richmond, Virginia-based Dominion Resources to build the plant in Lusby, Maryland. They fear the plant will prove a boon to drillers who are using relatively new technology, commonly called fracking, to extract vast quantities of previously inaccessible fuel.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:08:46 +0000 Don Rush 57777 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Arrests in Protest Against Plant for Liquifying Natural Gas Fracking Report to be Finished this Fall http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/fracking-report-be-finished-fall <p></p><p>FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) - A state panel developing recommendations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland is making progress toward a final report this fall.</p><p>The agenda for Friday's meeting in Frostburg includes a discussion of loose ends to be tied up before the panel completes its work.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:10:31 +0000 Don Rush 57582 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Fracking Report to be Finished this Fall Ban on Fracking Introduced in Annapolis http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/ban-fracking-introduced-annapolis <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Fracking opponents have introduced of a bill calling for a state moratorium on the natural gas drilling technique until studies are completed on its impact.</p><p>Delegate Heather Mizeur introduced a House bill on Thursday. Mizeur says it calls for an 18-month moratorium to protect against immediate pressure to drill once the first round of studies on the issue is completed.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:01:31 +0000 Don Rush 28835 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Ban on Fracking Introduced in Annapolis Fracking Ban on Table In Annapolis http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/fracking-ban-table-annapolis <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Fracking opponents plan to be in Annapolis for the introduction of a bill calling for a state moratorium on the natural gas drilling technique until studies are completed on its impact.</p><p>Delegate Heather Mizeur plans to introduce the bill on Thursday. Opponents of the drilling technique also known as hydraulic fracturing plan to join her at a news conference.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:31:01 +0000 Don Rush 28765 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Fracking Ban on Table In Annapolis