"I support a total ban on fracking"
A recent letter to the editor of the Frederick News Post questioned why I co-sponsored two different fracking bills. I would like to explain. I support a total ban (SB740) on fracking in Maryland. I would like to see it banned until, when and if: • Fracking can be proven to be totally safe, • Fracking can be done without using such large quantities of fresh water, • All of the environmental concerns and problems can be completely addressed, and • Fracking can occur without de