Posts tagged ‘western Maryland’

4-16-12: Reforesting Strip-Mined Land

How to best reforest western Maryland’s strip-mined land.

Continue Reading April 16, 2012 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

12-20-10: On the Subject of Shale

A quick follow-up to our conversation on natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

Continue Reading December 20, 2010 at 8:03 am Leave a comment

12-7-10: The Shale Down There

The Marcellus Shale is currently the rock star of the geological formation in the eastern U. S. That’s because it contains vast amounts of natural gas — some of it which lies in the earth below western Maryland. We talk with a representative from a natural gas company and an environmentalist about the possibility of using hydraulic fracturing–or fracking–to extract it.

Continue Reading December 7, 2010 at 10:32 am 1 comment


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