June 2012— Today, the NC House of Representatives Committee on Environment approved the latest version of a law legalizing fracking in North Carolina. It puts a moratorium on issuing permits […]
The Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office recently released the consumer protection section of the DENR shale gas study. We support many of the reports’ findings and recommendations, but we do suggest modifications to some and substantial changes to a few. For details, please read our letter to the Division.
The North Carolina Department of Energy and Natural Resources has released their draft study on the potential impacts of fracking in North Carolina. Not included in this draft are the sections […]
Event contact: Sam Groce, 919-542-8202 July 19, 2011 6:30-8:30 pm Agriculture Building Auditorium, Pittsboro, NC With the arrival of natural gas leases in Chatham County, landowners should acquaint themselves with […]
Farmers and rural landowners in this area of North Carolina are being approached to sell rights to companies that want to tap the natural gas deposits that may lie in the shale below their land. If you are approached about leasing the mineral rights to your land, consult with a lawyer before signing the contract.