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North Carolina Fracking

Would Fracking Ruin North Carolina's Water Supply?

stateline | Jim Malewitz | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

In North Carolina, Fracking Rights Rise To Surface

Reuters | Hallie Seegal | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green

Three years ago, Vince and Jeanne Rhea found the house of their dreams in Shirley, Arkansas. They couldn’t believe the deal: 40 acres complete with ...

OOPS: State Rep Pushes Wrong Button, Overrides Fracking Veto

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A North Carolina state representative says she voted mistakenly to override the governor's veto of a bill to allow the shale gas expl...

NC Governor Vetoes Fracking Bill

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green

By Wade Rawlins RALEIGH, N.C., July 1 (Reuters) - North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on Sunday vetoed legislation that would have ...

North Carolina Committee Gives Fracking The Green Light

AP | ALLEN REED | Posted 08.14.2012 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A key North Carolina House committee gave a green light Wednesday to a much-debated form of natural gas drilling and the full H...

State Could See Fracking In Two Years

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers are adding protections for neighbors and landowners in a new proposal to legalize a form of undergroun...

NC Fracking Review Debates Jobs, Pollution

AP | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green

PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county is reviewing a high-pressure drilling technique that could unleash jobs and profits but carries pollu...