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Is that little dirtbag in your basement up to no good again? Coast Guard: some bozo in Calvert County, Md. is spotlighting ships with a laser

, the laser light was described as steady, powerful and somewhat painful to the eyes. The reporting source believes the laser originated in the area between Drum Point and Cove Point and lasted for approximately 15 minutes.

In spite of many benefits of exporting LNG gas from Cove Point, nay-sayers say nay to making hay

Cove Point facility in Lusby has been importing liquefied natural gas for more than 30 years. Dominion acquired the facility in 2003 and plans to build a facility to export LNG. Capital News Service photo by Amanda Salvucci.

But others see the conversion as an environmental hazard that exposes all of Maryland to the potential risks of gas obtained through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and fear it could lead to use of the controversial gas-extraction method within the state.