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.

All I Want for Christmas is No ACP
Tell Governor Cooper – NO ACP for the Holidays!
Soon, our North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality will be making its final decision on a major permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
We need your help to send a message to the Governor and officials in Raleigh that North Carolina doesn’t want or need this pipeline.
Help us flood the Governor’s office with Holiday-themed NO ACP postcards. Pick your favorite design at the link here and send a postcard to the Governor. You can download and print at home, or we can send one on your behalf!

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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Working with Local Governments

Several towns and counties across the state – including some of those most vulnerable to fracking – have passed resolutions against fracking or ordinances prohibiting or placing an extended moratorium on the industry. Though state legislation allows “pre-emption” challenges to ordinances by industry, both resolutions and ordinances can send powerful messages about a community’s deep concern about impacts to people and resources.

It may seem intimidating to approach local officials to urge them to pass an ordinance or resolution, but with the right approach, the whole process can be quite empowering.

The following guide has tips and advice for approaching local governments to pass a resolution or ordinance related to fracking.

Approaching Local Governments to Take a Stand on Fracking‘ (PDF)