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Shale Commission Takes First Vote

December 1st, 2012 by WCBC Radio

According to the Cumberland Times-News, Maryland’s Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initiative Advisory Commission held its first formal vote Friday to unanimously endorse financial safeguards that would pay for drilling-related problems. At the commission's eleventh meeting, the group's first vote also agreed that a minimum amount should be established for a performance bond that would be required of drillers attempting to extract natural gas by what is known as fracking.

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