Demonstrators at a 2014 anti-fracking rally in Baltimore

Demonstrators at a 2014 anti-fracking rally in Baltimore

Lawmakers pushing for a permanent ban on fracking in Maryland got an unexpected boost last week from Gov. Larry Hogan, who now says he supports a ban because of the environmental risks. But such a ban is less popular in rural Western Maryland, where leasing land to gas companies could give landowners an economic boost.

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  • Josh Hicks Reporter, The Washington Post
  • Mike Tidwell Director, Chesapeake Climate Action Network; @CCAN
  • Bill Bishoff President, Energy and Property Rights Coalition

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