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Maryland Inches Closer to Decision Time on Hydraulic Fracturing

Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, water )

- 1987 days ago -
As states in the Mid-Atlantic lined up for the jobs and tax revenue that would come with drilling deep into the shale to release gas, Maryland held back. Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) and other state officials said no thanks.

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Kit B (276)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 1:36 pm

Well that's another sad article - it seems both Maryland and New York State can not learn from the mistakes of so many other states. Of course, they COULD learn and move to protect the citizens, but hey, where's the money in that? Isn't it interesting how the worst possible decisions reap those in charge the greatest personal wealth?

greenplanet e (155)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 3:37 pm
Just don't do it, Maryland! Sad that there is so much blind rushing after short-term profits and blindness to the long- and short-term negative effects of fracking.

Terry V (30)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:01 pm
WE are MURDERING our planet, thus ourselves......

Eve of Destruction

Christeen A (368)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:03 pm
Just say no.

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 7:02 pm
Thanks for the update.

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday December 10, 2012, 12:25 pm
noted, thx

Muriel Servaege (53)
Monday December 10, 2012, 1:04 pm
Say NO unless you don't understand the future of the planet is at stake.

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday December 10, 2012, 1:31 pm
Noted thanks


AWAY AWHILE Cal M (1067)
Monday December 10, 2012, 4:33 pm

Sonny Honrado (5)
Monday December 10, 2012, 6:05 pm
I hope they make the RIGHT decision.

Colleen L (3)
Monday December 10, 2012, 11:57 pm
I too hope that they make the right decision. When will our world ever come to their senses when it comes to taking care of the planet? Thanks Carrie

R T (14)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 12:27 am
We are forever hearing about poisoned water where fracking is taking place and still states and governments around the world are debating whether it is safe or not. Its clear that the money lords and greedy politicians have no children or grandchildren and therefore don't give a damn about the future. So what if a couple of million innocent people are poisoned, a small price they had to pay to give him or her a more luxurious lifestyle.
Why on earth do we continue to vote for these brain dead plucker's.
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