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Upcoming Events

March 4-19, Eastern NC: Walk To Protect Our People And The Places Where We Live
Join APPPL for a Walk along the NC ACP route. The walk will begin in Northampton County, and end in Richmond County near Hamlet. Details.

Weigh in on closure plans for Riverbend Steam Station: March 16, 6PM (sign up to speak at 5:30PM) at Gaston College, Myers Auditorium, 201 Hwy. U.S. 321, Dallas.

March 26, 9AM-4PM, UNC Asheville: western NC stream volunteer training. RSVP to (828) 357-7411 / Eqilabstaff@gmail.com. $15-20 Donation requested, but not required. View more information.

March 27, 6-8PM, Boone: Water Justice Forum. Sponsored by Department of Sustainable Development and the Sustainability and Environmental Education Club at ASU. Presentations by Dr. Kelsey Pieper, VA Tech, and Katie Hicks, CWFNC. Details.

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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