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Fracking in Maryland: To Be or Not To Be

  • Jane E. Lawton Community Center 4301 Willow Lane Bethesda Maryland United States (map)

Join us for a panel discussion on the issue of fracking in Maryland.

Free event & Free Parking!

Please RSVP to Lucy Freeman at:

Maryland is at a crossroads on energy policy as Democratic lawmakers meeting in the 2017 General Assembly decide where the state goes with fracking. The current moratorium on fracking is set to expire in October. The General Assembly can extend the moratorium, allow fracking in the state, or adopt a permanent statewide ban.

WDC is hosting a panel discussion featuring Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo, (District 15), a long-time member of the Environment and Transportation Committee, Josh Tulkin, Director of the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Tim Whitehouse, Executive Director of Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility.

These speakers will explain the fracking process, short and long term consequences of the practice on drinking water, surrounding environment, climate and health, as well as what we can do to support legislation to ban fracking in Maryland.

Questions about the event? Contact Lucy Freeman at (301) 654-8115 or