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 […]