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December 14, 2016 | Reference

Engage Mountain Maryland Public comments on MDE Fracking Regulations

Engage Mountain Maryland and a coalition of more than 50 Western Maryland businesses submit these comments to explain why the regulations proposed by the Maryland Department of the Environment (“MDE”) are inadequate to protect the people, economy, and environment of Western Maryland from the harmful effects of modern unconventional natural gas drilling, commonly known by the term for one of its most controversial techniques—hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

December 12, 2016 | In the News: National Geographic

3 Takeaways Of 2016 As The Year In Oil Pipelines

Jan Hasselman, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "I think what we're seeing is a shift in the face of what has been called 'environmentalism' to a different thing that is led by indigenous people and grounded in some fundamental notions about justice. From where I sit, it's very much about oil spills and who bears the risk."

December 4, 2016 | Press Release: Victory

Victory for Standing Rock: DAPL Easement Not Granted

The Dakota Access Corporation was not granted the easement needed for construction under Lake Oahe; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for alternative routes

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