Clean Water for North Carolina invites Frack Free NC allies and activists to the organization’s Annual Public meeting with featured speakers on gas pipelines, fracking, methane, coal ash and climate. This event is at the Statesville Civic Center from 1:30 – 5:00 pm. Admission is free for current members and students, and $25 for new […]
Don’t miss the full video of Dr. Tony Ingraffea’s presentation at NC State University March 15th: “Shale Gas/Oil: Latest Evidence on Leaky Wells and Methane Emissions, and Implications for Energy Policy.” View it here:
Full-Ingraffea-Prestn-Final-720p-4-16-16 from Clean Water for NC on Vimeo.
EPA NEEDS TO HEAR FROM YOU ABOUT ITS FRACKING AND DRINKING WATER STUDY! Comments due Friday, August 28th.
In June, EPA released its nearly 1,000 page study of hydraulic fracturing impacts on drinking water. Many of you have probably seen media reports on the study’s major conclusion: “We did not find evidence that these mechanisms […]
By Peggy Wert Originally published as a Letter to the Editor in the Stokes News, July 23, 2015 I just returned from a trip to Doddrige County, West Virginia where I was able to see firsthand what fracking (hydraulic fracturing) is like. My first impression was ‘Oh my god, please don’t let this happen to […]
I traveled in March to Greene, Washington and Butler Counties in southwest PA to do research, stopping in Pittsburgh to attend a conference on the impacts of extraction industries. Wow! Once I crossed the border into Pennsylvania, I knew something had changed. Immediately, I saw billboards from Range Resources or Rice Energy promoting shale gas […]
Fracking Bill (SB 786) on Senate Floor Today – Contact Your Senator Now!
Thanks to those of you who called your state Senators yesterday about Senate Bill 786! (Here’s the background info we sent out yesterday).
The bill is moving fast, and it’s expected to be on the Senate floor today at 2:00 PM. Yesterday, […]
Filed Thursday afternoon, Senate Bill 786 seems designed to create an appearance of responding to some constituents’ concerns, but runs roughshod over others and is silent on several critical issues! This bill could start to move early next week, so watch for alerts and prepare to weigh in with your Senators soon.
From Fayetteville Observer: […]
On May 8th, Stop the Frack Attack and Americans Against Fracking are asking people around the country to ramp up pressure on EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and ask her to reopen investigations in Parker County TX, Pavillion WY, and Dimock PA. The EPA shut down its investigations, despite early evidence linking fracking operations […]
No Fracking in Stokes has released its new video, “the Decision,” all of it shot in Stokes County except for the scenes of actual fracking in the Marcellus shale area of Pennsylvania. For more about No Fracking in Stokes, click here.
Visit the “List of the Harmed” The oil and gas industry says that reports of well contamination and other impacts of drilling, fracking, wastewater, air contamination and health effects are exaggerated and undocumented. The Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Water and Air continues to compile the “List of the Harmed” from news reports and contacts across […]