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House passes 7.5 percent tax for Marcellus Shale

The House of Delegates has passed a 7.5 percent state severance tax on the wholesale market value of natural gas extracted from the Marcellus Shale in western Maryland.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 07:04pm EDT

Tags: natural gas, Marcellus shale

Md. House approves fee for gas drilling study

Maryland would become the first state in the nation to charge energy companies a fee to finance studies on best practices for extracting natural gas from Marcellus Shale, under a bill approved Tuesday by the state's House of Delegates.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: Maryland House of Delegates, Marcellus shale

Md. gas-drilling panel meeting in Hagerstown

A state commission on natural-gas drilling is taking a look at the regulatory landscape.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 03:10pm EST

Tags: Hagerstown Community College, Marcellus shale, natural-gas

Md. bill would ban import of fracking wastewater

Bringing natural gas drilling wastewater into Maryland for treatment or storage would be banned under a bill introduced by a Montgomery County lawmaker.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 11:19am EST

Tags: Shane Robinson, wastewater, Marcellus shale