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Upcoming Events

September 9, 1:30PM-5:30PM, Clean Water for NC’s Regional Summit on Impacts of Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Wilson, NC. Advance registration required: register at tinyurl.com/ACPsummit.

Duke Energy Progress Rate Hike Hearings, Sept. 12-Oct. 12, statewide:

Rockingham: Sept. 12, 7:00 p.m.: Richmond County Courthouse, Courtroom A, 105 W. Franklin Street

Raleigh: Sept. 25, 7:00 p.m.: Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury Street

Asheville: Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m.: Buncombe County Courthouse, Courtroom 1A, 60 Court Plaza

Full schedule and talking points – Click here!

October 1, 9a.m.-4p.m., UNC Asheville: WNC Stream Monitoring Volunteer Training. For more information or to RSVP, contact (828) 357-7411 or staff@eqilab.org. $15-20 Donation requested, but not required (material costs).

Meet Ohio: Swing State and Casualty of Fracking’s Hazards

At the 28th Annual Meeting of Clean Water for NC, Kari Matsko of the People’s Oil and Gas Collaborative in Ohio spoke powerfully about her first-hand experience with the natural gas industry. Her presentation, “Voices from the Ohio Shaleplay and Lessons Learned” is the personal perspective of an “accidental activist” from a state where lack state or federal oversight has wreaked havoc on the lives of communities. She explores property rights, the effects of deep well injection to dispose of fracking waste-water, and how protecting our communities from fracking’s hazards can reach across party lines.

Play the video to meet Kari and her home state and hear their stories.

Kari Matsko, People’s Oil and Gas Collaborative – Ohio from Clean Water for NC on Vimeo.

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