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O'Malley wrong on fracking in Md.

O'Malley wrong on fracking in Md.

Since Gov. Martin O'Malley formed an advisory commission more than three years ago to study whether Maryland should allow fracking for gas and oil in the western part of the state, the questions about public health, economics and the environment have been raised by politicians, health care and environmental advocates, the business community and local residents. After all that the governor came to the conclusion that fracking could be done safely in Maryland ("O'Malley administration sets out path to fracking in Md.," Nov. 25). It was a lot of work for a poor result. Only one question needed to be asked, which New York recently did when that state's health...