A University of Maryland study warns that without adequate safeguards there could be harmful health impacts for residents, workers and communities in western Maryland from drilling for natural gas using hydraulic fracturing.
There's a lot of color in the world around us, but sometimes it takes an artist to make us pay attention to it. That's one of the impressions you may get from "Local Color 2014," the seventh annual juried exhibit at the Artists' Gallery.
Eighty miles southeast of Ocean City, scientists aboard the federal research vessel Henry B. Bigelow are exploring a lush underwater landscape that until recently few would have imagined —colorful corals clinging to the rocky slopes of deep-sea canyons.
Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the Mid-Atlantic coast.
As today's computer-powered vehicles become increasingly connected to drivers and their lives and capable of transmitting data to the outside world, civil liberties organizations and driver advocacy groups have begun raising concerns with regulators, legislators and industry leaders.
The Harford County Board of Estimates recently approved a bulk fuel purchase worth $3.8 million, which is expected to save considerable money compared to if it were paying retail pump prices like ordinary consumers.
A Westminster man is charged with controlled dangerous substance offenses and resisting arrest after allegedly possessing narcotics and hypodermic syringes and kicking and threatening police while in custody.
As dozens of supporters and opponents looked on, Maryland's top elected officials gave a key approval Wednesday to developing a natural gas export facility in southern Maryland that some fear could threaten nearby residents' safety and the environment.
The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the mid-Atlantic and south Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists.
Maryland hasn't had a new power plant of any significance built in over a decade — one reason it imports more electricity than almost any other state, racking up extra charges for consumers. But now new plants are coming.
Analysts are projecting the most expensive July 4th holiday weekend for motorists since 2008, attributing much of the rise to a surge of violence in Iraq. Gas in Maryland Monday averaged $3.69 per gallon, three cents more than the national average of $3.66, according to AAA, which tracks transactions throughout the state.
As the nation enjoys a boom in crude oil production and grapples with the heightened risks and logistical constraints of moving ever-increasing volumes of the volatile commodity through its cities and towns, two companies in Baltimore appear to be carving out a new local foothold for the industry.