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Upcoming Events

Chatham County Board of Commissioners Meeting: Monday, July 17th at 6:00pm. Pittsboro Historic Court House. A public hearing will be held on extending the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing by one year. Chatham residents may also comment on the proposal by emailing lindsay.ray@chathamnc.org.

ACP Public Hearings on Water /Wetland 401 Permits (sign up begins 5:00 pm):
July 18: Fayetteville, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Fayetteville Technical Community College, Cumberland Hall Auditorium, 2201 Hull Rd.

July 20: Rocky Mount, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Nash Community College, Brown Auditorium, 522 N. Old Carriage Rd.

Keeping NC ‘Frack’ Free

Learn more about hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina by watching our short introductory video and visit our resources page to get information about ‘fracking’ and its impacts. Thanks to a great team of students from the University of North Carolina’s Service Learning (APPLES) program we are pleased to share this video on hydraulic fracturing and how YOU can get involved. Contact your state senator today!

Neighbor to neighbor advice from PA farmers

Carol French and Carolyn Knapp share the gritty details of living in GASLAND at the Durham County Public Library earlier this fall.

Carol French and Carolyn Knapp on the Gas Extraction Boom in PA

Carol French and Carolyn Knapp, dairy farmers and co-founders of Pennsylvania Landowner Group for Awareness and Solutions (PLGAS)from Bradford County present “The ‘Good’, the Bad and the Ugly: Effects of the Gas Extraction Boom on PA’s Most Impacted County” at CWFNC’s summit on the impacts of fracking.

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Dr. Simona Perry on Social and Community Impacts of Surging Gas Extraction

Summit on the Impacts of Fracking at the 27th Annual Meeting of Clean Water for NC. September 10, 2011. Dr.Simona Perry, now at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, presents “Fractured Communities, Fractured Lives”: Dealing with the social, community and environmental impacts of surging gas extraction.

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