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Let's not rush into fracking in Maryland

There is no doubt that fracking has created many needed jobs for the economy. However, wouldn't it be more sensible to see what possible damages fracking could do to the environment before we began doing it instead of just barging ahead for profit? I guess it is the American attitude of "shoot first and ask questions later."

Clem Gavenas, Carney

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