A Virginia advisory panel is recommending that energy companies disclose the chemical ingredients they use in horizontal fracking, a type of natural gas drilling that has spawned environmental concerns.
More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 2017.
This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
A bill establishing deadlines for the adoption and implementation of fracking regulations is making its way through the General Assembly.
Edward Norton is best known for his roles in Fight Club, The Incredible Hulk and The Illusionist, but the Maryland native is now the voice of a new radio ad calling on residents of his home state not to allow fracking.
A Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland.
Lawmakers in both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly are taking a stand against fracking.
A bill to hold fracking companies responsible for damages to Maryland residents and their property is heading to a vote next week.
A bill to hold fracking companies more responsible for damages they cause remained intact after senators defeated an amendment Thursday that would have removed words describing the natural gas extraction process as “ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous.”