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C&O Canal Invites Feedback on Proposal to Increase and Expand Fees PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John Noel, Deputy Superintendent   
Thursday, 08 January 2015 10:31

C&O Canal Invites Feedback on Proposal to Increase and Expand Entrance and Other Fees Park-wide

Online Comments Invited; Public Comment Session Slated for Cumberland,

January 29, 2015, at Canal Place, 13 Canal St, 2nfloor, Cumberland, MD 21502 from 6:30-8:00 PM

http://parkplanning.nps.gov/cocanalfees

 

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal) in

compliance with a nation-wide review on updating entrance fees is inviting the public to

comment on proposed entrance and other fee increases. Fees collected at the park are critical to

the park's operation, and 100%of the fees collected at the C&O Canal are invested in park

projects that improve facilities and experiences ...

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Meetings Open for Public Comment on Marcellus Shale Drilling PDF Print E-mail
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Written by MD Department of Environment   
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 11:42

The public is invited to make comments on the final report on Marcellus Shale drilling. Two public meetings will be held December 8th from 3-6pm. One will be held in Garrett County at the Garrett County Health Department, 1025 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD 21550, and the other will be held in Baltimore City at the Terra Conference Room at the Maryland Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 2123. According to Jay Apperson Acting Director, Office of Communications Maryland Department of the Environment the report is the result of a three year long study. He says the report recommends best practices that are as stringent if not more stringent than other states for hydraulic fracturing drilling to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale.  He says the report claims the drilling can be managed to an acceptable level as long as the best practices are followed. Following the public meeting the comments made during the meeting will be added to the report and recommendations will be made to the state in a final report this month. Apperson ...

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Ecosystem Files for Intervention in Lawsuit to Defend Own Legal Rights to Exist and Flourish PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Thomas Linzey   
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 21:02

First-in-the-Nation Action

 

-- Comes as Industry Sues Township, Claiming it has a Corporate “Right”

to Inject Frack Wastewater

GRANT TOWNSHIP, PA:  Today, for the first time, an ecosystem in the United States filed a ...

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Share Your Opinion on Fracking via an FSU Listening Project PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 10:29
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Mountain City Traditional Arts to Host Weekend of Performances and Workshops PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kara RogersThomas   
Friday, 17 October 2014 09:50

appalachian ensembleDavis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble to Perform and Conduct Workshops at MCTA

The Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble will perform and conduct workshops featuring the Appalachian region’s traditional music and dance on Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15, at Mountain City Traditional Arts, 25 E. Main St. in Frostburg. The performances and workshops, supported in part by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, are free and open to the public.

The ensemble was named the “People’s Choice for Entertainment” for its 2013 and 2014 performances at the Ramps and Rails Festival in Elkins, W.Va., and featured in an article by Goldenseal, the magazine of West Virginia traditional life. The group has also performed at Frostburg State ...

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