What the Frack?

Dr. Susan Nagel, associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health at the University of Missouri, explores the link and cracks open the issues behind the use of endocrine disruptors in hydraulic fracturing. You can join the “#FrackFreeNC” campaign to raise awareness about this major water quality and health issue by visiting Twitter or Facebook. […]

Governor Pat McCrory Is Hiding The Truth About Fracking

Summary Repost  from Truth-Out.org Water and natural landscapes are the epicenter of North Carolina’s booming tourism and recreation economy. In 2013, domestic tourists spent a record $20.2 billion in the state, up from $19.4 billion in 2012. If North Carolina’s proposed regulations are implemented, some of the state’s most visited areas will be industrialized and public […]

The Environmental Impact of Fracking in North Carolina

Four months after a massive coal ash spill devastated the Dan River, and before the state has remedied its coal ash problem, North Carolina is poised to open a new can of worms. On June 4, 2014, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed the Energy Modernization Act, lifting a moratorium on natural gas drilling in […]