Fracking in North Carolina http://whqr.org en House Passes Hydraulic Fracturing Bill http://whqr.org/post/house-passes-hydraulic-fracturing-bill <p><em><strong>Update:&nbsp; The Senate approved the House changes late Thursday.&nbsp; Senate Bill 786 is now on Governor Pat McCrory's desk awaiting a signature.&nbsp; </strong></em></p><p>North Carolina is one step closer to allowing hydraulic fracturing in the state.&nbsp; Fri, 30 May 2014 10:58:26 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 55748 at http://whqr.org House Passes Hydraulic Fracturing Bill Fracking Bill Passes 2nd House Reading http://whqr.org/post/fracking-bill-passes-2nd-house-reading <p></p><p>A bill that would allow hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina is racing through Chambers during this short session of the General Assembly.&nbsp; Wed, 28 May 2014 20:08:27 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 55650 at http://whqr.org Fracking Bill Passes 2nd House Reading Fracking Could Soon Be Legal In North Carolina http://whqr.org/post/fracking-could-soon-be-legal-north-carolina <p>A Senate committee is recommending a protocol it says the state of North Carolina should follow while legalizing a controversial form of natural gas drilling.&nbsp; Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:26:32 +0000 Associated Press 17794 at http://whqr.org Fracking Could Soon Be Legal In North Carolina Greater consumer protections needed if fracking comes to North Carolina http://whqr.org/post/greater-consumer-protections-needed-if-fracking-comes-north-carolina <p>As state lawmakers consider whether to allow drilling for natural gas &ndash; or fracking -- in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper has been looking into consumer protection issues surrounding the practice.&nbsp; Thu, 03 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 15744 at http://whqr.org Greater consumer protections needed if fracking comes to North Carolina