Department of Environment is hosting a public meeting with the Marcellus Shale
Advisory Commission Monday, December 8 from 3-6PM simultaneously in Oakland and Baltimore
City, to discuss the draft final report. Public comments will be heard from
4:45-6PM. NFIB encourages members to attend and share comments.
- I appreciate the commissions review of this issue and look forward to safely moving forward. However, the
recommendations to proceed over regulates opportunities for economic growth and
job creation in Western Maryland and puts us at a competitive disadvantage with
neighboring states (Pennsylvania, West Virginia).
has been unable to utilize our natural gas resource for far too long already,
and this report delays drilling for at least another two years, further harming
our local economy, job creation, and extending our dependency on foreign energy
- As a local
business owner, I have concerns with such strong restrictions that as much as
83% of Garrett and Allegany counties are off limits for Marcellus Shale
Public Hearing – two locations that will be linked
Monday, December 8 from 3-6PM
Note: comments will be limited to 3 minutes
The Garrett County Health Department
1025 Memorial Dr., Oakland
Maryland Department of the Environment
Terra Conference Room
1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
Thank you to all who participate.