Fracking in North Carolina May Have Extra Risks

North Carolina’s flirtation with fracking is increasingly looking like the real thing, with Republican lawmakers poised to pass sweeping legislation this summer that would lead to drilling for natural gas. But fracking here will likely entail greater risks to drinking water supplies and may require special measures not used in other states.
May 21, 2012
 

North Carolina’s flirtation with fracking is increasingly looking like the real thing, with Republican lawmakers poised to pass sweeping legislation this summer that would lead to drilling for natural gas. But fracking here will likely entail greater risks to drinking water supplies and may require special measures not used in other states.

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