Activists protest to ‘Stop Cove Point Project’ and fracking

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More than  a thousand environmental activists gathered at the War Memorial Plaza in Baltimore at noon Thursday to try to stop the Cove Point project. It is a planned “mega-fracked gas export facility.”

It is owned by Dominion, a Virginia-based  company, and it’s located on the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County, Southern Maryland.

Max Obuszewski
Max Obuszewski

 

 

 

Heather Mizeur, Candidate for Governor
Heather Mizeur, Candidate for Governor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the moment, Dominion is attempting to secure “an essential permit” for building the project from the Maryland Public Service Commission. After the rally at the plaza, the activists marched over to the building housing the offices of the PSC and Gov. Martin O’Malley to make their protest known with loud music and even louder catcalls.

To learn more about this spirited protest and its organizers, check out the website.

Speaking on camera are: Emily Wurth (above), Del. Heather Mizeur and Max Obuszewski.

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