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July 30, 2012

A swarm of frustrated Americans descended upon the District of Columbia on Saturday afternoon, to participate in the first national mobilization against hydraulic fracturing.  The process involves injecting incredible amounts of water and chemicals into the earth, which cracks, thus creating a pathway for trapped natural gas to escape.

December 7, 2011

Fulton, Maryland-based Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), has announced that it has purchased a national supplier of oil flushing and remediation services for $34 million.

COT-PURITECHwith current headquarters in Canton, Ohio reported $20 million in annual revenues last year by supplying its products to refinery and petrochemical operators, power generation plants and other industrial manufacturing sites according to the release.

September 8, 2011

Baltimore-based Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) will now be able to offer homeowners in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Ohio and Pennsylvania solar panels, service and installation via leasing options.

In Maryland, the products and services will be offered under the Constellation Energy's Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) Home subsidiary. The remaining states will be serviced under the Powered by Constellation Energy brand.

July 12, 2011

General Dynamic's Electric Boat division based in Groton, Connecticut received a modified contract for continued work on the  U.S. Ohio replacement submarine

and successor to the United Kingdom's ballistic-missile submarine.

The original contract, initiated in December 2008 was valued at $76 million.

The overall contract for U.S. Navy and U.K. Royal Navy next generation submarines could be as high as $651 Million.

General Dynamic's corporate headquarters is based in Fairfax county.