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Topic - Steve Everley
Energy industry specialists are warning that Maryland may miss out on the national economic boom generated by the natural-gas drilling process known as fracking if the state approves a new bill to impose a moratorium while its environmental effects are studied.
"This is a long-term and sustainable industry," Mr. Everley said. "There are general environmental benefits from using natural gas [that] don't stop at state or even national borders."