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Frosh weighs in against Atlantic offshore oil and gas drilling
Frosh weighs in against Atlantic offshore oil and gas drilling

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has registered his "strong opposition" to permitting oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast, warning it could harm Maryland's beaches and the Chesapeake Bay. In comments filed with the U.S Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Frosh said exploration and drilling along the coast south of Maryland threaten the state's "irreplaceable natural resources" and "could wreak havoc on coastal communities for hundreds of miles. "Regional economies based on tourism, recreation and fishing would be at risk," he cautioned. Frosh joins Maryland's two U.S. senators, Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, in...

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