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Opponents Of Fracking Take Fight To Annapolis

February 9th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Opponents of fracking have taken their fight to Annapolis to try to get a ban before a moratorium ends later this year. Demonstrators have rallied in front of the Maryland State House on several occasions during this session of the General Assembly- and most recently as Maryland Governor. Larry Hogan issued his State of the State address. Locally citizens groups from Friendsville to Frostburg to Cumberland have been urging town and municipal officials to support a permanent ban.  Friendsville already has instituted a ban and so has Frostburg. While the anti-Fracking groups are grabbing headlines, Delegate Jason Buckel points to what he thinks is a silent majority of western Marylanders who support the concept…


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