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Edwards Calls Fracking Bill “A First Good Step”

October 5th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

When legislation was approved during this year’s session of the Maryland General Assembly to place a moratorium on the natural gas extraction method known as "fracking" – it essentially halted much of the debate that had been making headlines for several years.  The leading Senate opponent of the moratorium, George Edwards of Garrett County, voted for the bill after initially opposing the delay. Edwards called the bill "a good first step" and said it would take at least two years for a company to get a fracking permit even if it applied now…


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