About one-third of Maryland's net electricity generation comes from the state's only nuclear power plant, Calvert Cliffs, on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay.
More than half of the coal mined in western Maryland is used for electric power generation. The state's total coal production is relatively small—less than 1% of the nation’s total.
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Gasoline Tax total state + federal, 2014
Requires that 20% of the state's electricity be generated from renewable energy resources by 2022.
Requires motor gasoline blended with ethanol across the populous center of the state, including the urban Baltimore-Washington corridor.
Requires permits and compliance bonds for oil and gas well drilling. The permit fee amount is yet to be determined. There is no minimum amount for bonds, but there is a $100,000 maximum.
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