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Maryland Mineral Estate Owners Can Lose Property Rights for Not Complying With Dormant Mineral Law

Photo by Nicholas A. Tonelli source wikicommons In 2015, Maryland enacted a two-year moratorium on hydraulic “fracking.” This moratorium, along with low oil and gas prices, means that Maryland mineral owners will probably not see oil and gas companies looking to lease minerals soon. This lack of...
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