Welcome Back, Maryland Welcome Centers!

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –(AP) -Gov. Larry Hogan is announcing the reopening of tourist welcome centers in far western Maryland and the Eastern Shore that the previous administration closed six years ago for budget reasons.

Hogan said in a statement Thursday that the Youghiogheny (yahk-ih-GAY’-nee) Overlook center in Garrett County and the Bay Country center in Queen Anne’s County will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays.

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Taylor-Made Successfully Raises Over $1,600 at Deep Creek Lake Animal Charity Events

Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales & JG’s Pub Join with the Community to Support HART for Animals Charity Events

McHenry, Maryland (PRWEB) May 21, 2016

Members of the Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales family vacation rentals and real estate teams participated in the annual HART for Animals Guest Bartender Challenge. Raising over $1,600, the event brought locals and visitors out to JG’s Pub to lend their support to this exceptional organization.

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Price drop! GA9554308 – 472 South Blakeslee – Lake access + dock slip

4/5 bedroom chalet in Blakeslee adorned with hardwood floors, tongue and groove ceilings, and plenty of space for your entire crew! This over-sized, private lot is directly across the street from the community center, sports courts and indoor pool. Multiple living areas, 2 gas fireplaces, rear decking & hot tub, large yard and a 2 car garage to store your toys. Dedicated dock slip! “Sans Stress” – See more at: http://ilovedeepcreek.com/mls/472-blakeslee-road-oakland-21550/GA9554308/18/1#sthash.4l5r2g6o.dpuf

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Scientists say chemicals from fracking wastewater can taint fresh water nearby

The boom in the unconventional natural-gas drilling method known as fracking hit so fast that scientists have had to scramble to determine whether it is safe for humans and the environment. Mostly they are still trying to catch up.

But a study by the U.S. Geological Survey appears to have answered a critical question about the millions of gallons of chemical-laced water that are injected into the wells to fracture rocks and release trapped gas: Is there any cause for concern when that water is stored later, whether in treatment facilities or special underground wells?

The short answer is yes, said the study’s lead author, Denise Akob, a USGS microbiologist. “The key takeaway is really that we’re demonstrating that facilities like this can have an environmental impact.”

Ms. Akob headed a team of researchers from Duke University and the University of Missouri in studying a stream near a wastewater storage site in Lochgelly, W.Va. Upstream from the site, the waters of Wolf Creek tested normal. Downstream, there were detectable levels of chemicals that commonly lace fracking waste — barium, bromide, calcium, chloride, sodium, lithium, strontium.

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