Governor Beverly Perdue’s office announced today that she has vetoed SB 820, which legalizes fracking in the State of North Carolina and could allow drilling by 2014.
Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed SB820. It legalizes fracking in the State of North Carolina and could allow drilling by 2014. The bill includes many of the […]
Representative Pricey Harrison is introducing an amendment to SB820, the North Carolina fracking bill, that would address many of our major concerns with the bill. We are grateful to Representative […]
June 2012— Today, the NC House of Representatives Committee on Environment approved the latest version of a law legalizing fracking in North Carolina. It puts a moratorium on issuing permits […]
The Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office recently released the consumer protection section of the DENR shale gas study. We support many of the reports’ findings and recommendations, but we do suggest modifications to some and substantial changes to a few. For details, please read our letter to the Division.
The North Carolina Department of Energy and Natural Resources has released their draft study on the potential impacts of fracking in North Carolina. Not included in this draft are the sections […]
Event contact: Sam Groce, 919-542-8202 July 19, 2011 6:30-8:30 pm Agriculture Building Auditorium, Pittsboro, NC With the arrival of natural gas leases in Chatham County, landowners should acquaint themselves with […]
Farmers and rural landowners in this area of North Carolina are being approached to sell rights to companies that want to tap the natural gas deposits that may lie in the shale below their land. If you are approached about leasing the mineral rights to your land, consult with a lawyer before signing the contract.