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Maryland: Youghiogheny

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Youghiogheny River Location: The Youghiogheny is a 132-mile tributary of the Monongahela River. It begins in West Virginia, flowing through Maryland’s Garrett County and the town of Oakland before entering Pennsylvania. How to access: The Youghiogheny has several public access

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States Tackle Environmental and Energy Issues

With state legislative sessions underway across Appalachia, here are some energy and environmental bills to keep an eye on.

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VA County Bans Fracking, Maryland Close Behind

Augusta County, Va., became the first county in the commonwealth to ban fracking, and the state of Maryland is close behind.

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Thousand Cankers Disease Hits East Tennessee

By Meredith Warfield Black walnut trees are dying in Morgan and Rhea counties of eastern Tennessee. The culprit, according to a Tennessee Department of Agriculture announcement made this November, is Thousand Cankers Disease. The disease is a recent phenomenon in

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