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Commissioner Brodie Frustrated By Gov. Hogan’s Decision To Ban Fracking

April 12th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

When Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill last week to ban the hydraulic fracturing drilling process known as fracking in the state, elected officials in Allegany County bristled at what they believe was a case of the state caving in to outside political influences- while ignoring the needs of western Maryland.  Among the most frustrated by the ban- Allegany County Commissioner Creade Brodie Jr.  Speaking during the regular commissioners meeting, Brodie said this was nothing more than a case of people he describes as “carpetbaggers” pressuring state lawmakers into action that he says will ultimately hurt Allegany and Garrett counties…


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