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Yard signs of this image against fracking and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in NC are now available! Please call ahead to arrange a pickup from Clean Water for NC's Durham (919-401-9600) or Asheville (828-251-1291) office.

About the Frack Free NC Alliance

“Frack-Free NC” is a network of grassroots organizations who believe that shale gas development using “fracking” and horizontal drilling cannot be done without bringing harm to our waters, land, air, communities and public health. We are working to keep North Carolina frack free. Learn more...
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New Impetus For Action to Protect Communities from Fracking

On April 17, Mark Martinez and his brother-in-law Joey Irwin went down to the basement to replace a water heater in Martinez’s home in Firestone, Colorado, a fast-growing bedroom community 25 miles north of Denver. Moments later, a fiery explosion destroyed the house and shook the neighborhood. Both men were killed. Erin Martinez, Mark’s wife, […]

FrackFreeNC Sends Governor, DEQ Secretary Letter on Major ACP Concerns!

Last Friday, FrackFreeNC Allies sent a letter summarizing our many concerns about the serious economic, social justice, safety and environmental problems of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Below is a summary of the letter. Click to read the full letter.

To join the movement to stop the ACP contact info@frackfreenc.org

Dear Governor Roy Cooper and […]

Thanks for your Comments to FERC! NC Legislative leadership supports ACP

Thanks to all of you who submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the deeply flawed Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. You have helped us find many, many reasons why this pipeline should never be built!!

Unfortunately, despite efforts by several NC advocacy groups and the Allegheny Blue Ridge […]

ONE MORE DAY TO COMMENT ON ACP!

ONLY ONE MORE DAY to send ACP DEIS Comments to FERC!

Please note corrected Docket Number, CP15-554-000

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s impacts on eastern NC and global climate impacts, will be substantial, but FERC officials are claiming there will be “no significant impacts.” YOUR comments are important to let them know […]

Walk to Protect Our People and the Places we Live (APPPL)

Join us this Saturday at 11:00 am for the kickoff of the “Walk to Protect Our People and the Places we Live,” a walk to raise awareness about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Sign up for the Walk here and for more information from APPPL here.

Come hear the struggles of landowners along the proposed route […]

Don’t miss a chance to Speak Out on Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Feb 13, 14, 15!!

FERC Seeks Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Attend People’s Hearings nearby—learn more about the ACP and help prepare for official comments!

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s long permitting process continues, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which makes the final certification decision for gas pipelines, […]

Walk to Protect our People & Places we Love, Atlantic Coast Pipeline Route, March 4-19

We hope that you will join us March 4-19 for a Walk to raise awareness about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a highly pressurized natural gas pipeline slated to run through 8 of NC’s most poor & diverse communities.

The Walk will begin in Northampton County, travel through Halifax, Nash, Wilson, Johnston, Sampson, Cumberland and Robeson […]

The NC Alliance to Stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline invites you to walk with us!

STOP THE ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

Residents all along the proposed NC corridor for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, from Northampton to Robeson Counties, are speaking out and showing up to express their concerns for water, safety, health and loss of control of their land. While economic development has been touted by Dominion […]

Why is FrackFreeNC Involved in Preventing Unneeded, Risky Pipelines?

“Fracking” in NC is now less of a threat, with natural gas prices too low for drillers to bother with NC’s meager natural gas reserves. However, the next wave of damage by the natural gas industry is the mad dash to build pipelines. Given the many impacts gas pipeline projects can have on communities, with […]

Deadline for Comments Tomorrow to FERC on AC Pipeline!

Tomorrow, August 5th is the deadline for comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Dominion is aggressively recruiting comments in support of the pipeline. FERC NEEDS TO HEAR FROM YOU! Clean Water for NC has gathered talking points you can use to comment in your […]