Friday, February 25, 2011
Maryland Legislature Considers Marcellus Shale Drilling Bills
Delegate Heather Mizeur, D-Montgomery, is sponsoring separate legislation that would require drilling companies to demonstrate that wetlands, forests, critical habitats and existing communities would not be put at risk before wells are built and operated.
The Marcellus Shale is a natural gas-rich geological formation that extends from New York to Virginia. (AP)
House Bill 411
House Bill 415
House Bill 852