Take Action on Fracking in NC!

Frack Free NC yard sign 2016
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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Upcoming events related to fracking and natural gas in North Carolina:


Duke Energy Rate Hike Hearings: All hearings begin at 7:00 pm

  • September 25: Raleigh, Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury Street
  • September 27: Asheville, Buncombe County Courthouse, Courtroom 1A, 60 Court Plaza
  • October 11: Snow Hill, Greene County Courthouse, 301 N. Greene Street
  • October 12: Wilmington, New Hanover County Courthouse, 316 Princess Street


Testimony Training for Duke Energy Rate Hike Hearings

  • September 19: Raleigh, 6:30-8:00 pm, 706 Hillsborough Street, Suite A


Oil and Gas Commission Meeting

  • September 20: Sanford, 10:00 am, 106 Hillcrest Drive. For more info, email: therese.vick@gmail.com. (Not authorized, may be canceled).


Rally Against FERC “Rubberstamping” of Pipelines

  • September 20, 8:30 am, DC, 888 First St NE. Organizations can endorse the rally here.  Facebook event here.
  • 10:00 am: First FERC Commissioners meeting since quorum reestablished.


Cumberland County Planning & Inspections Dept

  • September 21: Fayetteville, 6:30-9:00 pm,  130 Gillespie Street.
  • Public Hearing on application by Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC for a Special Use Permit for microwave communications tower near Swamp Road, Facebook here.


Rivers Run Through Us

  • September 23: Maxton, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, The Wire Pasture: Lumber River State Park, 11765 U.S. 74 West.
  • Facebook event here.


Rally and Public Hearing on Duke Energy’s 15% Bill Increase 

  • September 25: Raleigh, 5:30-9:00 pm, 16 W Jones Street.


Indigo Moon Film Festival: Downtown Fayetteville

  • October 13-15.  Buy your tickets and more info here. Sponsored by Sustainable Sandhills.