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MD Governor Signs HB 1456
MARYLAND Gov. Larry Hogan (R) signs HB 1456 , which establishes offshore drilling as an abnormally dangerous activity and holds the party responsible for a spill liable for damages for any injury, death, or loss to person...
Maryland Signs HB 1325
MARYLAND Gov. Larry Hogan (R) signs HB 1325 , which makes the Old Line State the third to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking (BALTIMORE SUN).
California Air Resources Board Approval
The CALIFORNIA Air Resources Board approves new rules that will require oil and gas companies above a certain size to implement vapor recovery systems that will allow for methane that would otherwise be lost...
The MARYLAND Senate approves SB 323, which would require the Old Line State to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent from 2006 levels by 2040. The bill has moved to the House (BALTIMORE SUN).
The U.S. House of Representatives approves HR 1321, a bill that would ban the use of microbeads, small bits of plastic found in a variety of personal products like soap and toothpaste. At least eight states, including ILLINOIS, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT,...
The MARYLAND Senate approves SB 409, a bill that would impose a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, until October, 2017. Fracking is the oil and gas extraction process that uses chemically-treated water injected deep into underground shale...