Dr. Anthony (“Tony”) Ingraffea is known internationally for his work on geologic fracturing and the failure of gas wells, leading to methane and other contamination in groundwater. He will present “Shale Gas/Oil: Latest Evidence on Leaky Wells and Methane Emissions, and Implications for Energy Policy” at UNC-Wilmington, NC State Univ, and East Carolina Univ. Visit frackfreenc.org for times and locations!
Tuesday, January 26, 7PM Buncombe County Courthouse 60 Court Plaza, Courtroom 1A, Asheville, NC 28801 Arrive at 6PM to sign up to speak, and to attend a peaceful demonstration
This “fast-tracked” application from Duke Energy for a new fracked gas power plant should not be allowed to just slide through the process, increasing NC’s dependence on natural gas, without adequate consideration of the “downsides” by the NC Utilities Commission. Help us get . . . → Read More: Jan. 26: Public hearing on proposed gas plant in Asheville
As local governments across North Carolina continue to take action to protect their residents and resources from potential hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), the right to enact local ordinances has become a focal point in the ongoing debate about future natural gas extraction in the state. In recent weeks, the Counties of Stokes, Rockingham and Lee, as well as the towns of Stoneville and Walnut Cove, have joined Anson and Chatham Counties and the cities of Creedmoor . . . → Read More: Clean Water for NC Re-files Suit Challenging NC Oil and Gas Commission’s Authority to Block Local Ordinances
Clean Water for NC is partnering with Working Films, Appalachian Voices, and the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League to host screenings of this compilation of six short documentaries across the state. “Fracking Stories” features clips that explore the public health and environmental consequences of fracking and the ways that communities are coming together to protect themselves. We hope you’ll join us for one of the upcoming events!
Wednesday, June 17, Salisbury 7:00 p.m.
Rowan . . . → Read More: Don’t Miss it! “Fracking Stories” in Salisbury, June 17