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Md. county wants more info on fracking’s economic impact

FRIENDSVILLE, Md. — The Garrett County Commissioners say they want an objective study of the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.

The Cumberland Times-News reports that board members expressed support for such a study Monday after hearing from some businesses near Deep Creek Lake that depend largely on tourism and second-home buyers.

More Information Here:  http://bakken.com/news/id/236498/md-county-wants-more-info-on-frackings-economic-impact/