Maryland Senate gives final approval to fracking ban

With governor's signature likely, state to become second in nation with natural gas reserves to prohibit drilling practice. Maryland’s Senate gave final approval Monday night to a permanent ban on … [Read more...]

March on Annapolis to Ban Fracking in MD: Photos and Media Coverage

On Thursday (March 2nd), about 1,000 people, from across Maryland, gathered, marched and rallied in Annapolis to encourage state legislators to ban fracking throughout Maryland. Here are some photographs from the … [Read more...]

Fracking debate nears crossroads in Maryland

Lawmakers eye prohibition, or leaving it to voters to decide locality by locality. Maryland’s “fracking” debate begins in earnest this week in Annapolis. With a two-year moratorium on hydraulic … [Read more...]

State Senator Ron Young: “I support a total ban on fracking in Maryland”

A recent letter to the editor of the Frederick News Post questioned why I co-sponsored two different fracking bills. I would like to explain. I support a total ban (SB740) on fracking in Maryland. I would like … [Read more...]

Good News, Bad News, and an opportunity for ACTION on Fracking in Annapolis!

The campaign to ban fracking in Maryland has been heating up for months, and now that we’re into the legislative session, the fight is more urgent than ever. We’ve had many historic successes, along with a couple new … [Read more...]

No fracking in Western Maryland!

Those advocating fracking in Western Md. haven't done their homework. In 2009, my wife and I retired to western Maryland. Though we knew little about natural gas drilling, or fracking, we understood … [Read more...]

Fracking and health: What we know from Pennsylvania’s natural gas boom

The fracking industry has been an energy success story: Natural gas prices have decreased as fracking has skyrocketed, and natural gas now produces more electricity than coal does, which has resulted in improved air … [Read more...]

Maryland Water Walk: Kim and Aeryn walking 313 miles of MD waterways to support fracking ban

Hi, we're Kim and Aeryn. We are walking 313 miles along Maryland's waterways to celebrate and protect our water by supporting the statewide fracking ban. Throughout our walking performance we will meet people and … [Read more...]