food & water watch
April 5, 2013 -
The environmental advocacy group Food & Water Watch has called on North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to investigate apparent financial conflicts of interest involving state officials responsible for fracking oversight.
December 20, 2012 -
Bill Ritter, who led a revamp of Colorado's fracking regulations and is now being considered to head the U.S. Department of Energy, visited North Carolina this week to share his thoughts with the state's fracking commission. With controversy over the risky practice roiling his home state, Ritter emphasized the need for drillers to obtain what he called a "social license" to operate.