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Plan for East's largest US forest stirs concerns

Environmental groups are fearful a new blueprint for the 1.1-million-acre George Washington National Forest will open the largest federally protected forest in the East to a controversial form of natural gas drilling.

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 02:29pm EDT

Tags: George Washington National Forest,

Md. delegate to introduce fracking moratorium bill

Fracking opponents plan to be in Annapolis for the introduction of a bill calling for a state moratorium on the natural gas drilling technique until studies are completed on its impact.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 01:11pm EST

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Students gather data for gas-drilling study

Some high school students in Frostburg are monitoring the quality of the area's drinking water in anticipation of natural gas drilling.

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 12:02pm EDT

Tags: Frostburg, drinking water,