Ask your Representatives to vote to OPPOSE S76, which would make the “rush to frack” even more dangerous for communities in several regions of NC:
Stop the rush to frack! Will you join us and call your representative today? Ask them to oppose S76!
Last year’s Senate Bill 820, required one final vote of approval after seeing the regulations developed by the Mining and Energy Commission, BEFORE permitting could start. SB76 ignores this promise and would allow . . . → Read More: “Rush to Frack” Bill in House Commerce
Even as legislation to override local regulations and seize municipal water systems teeters on the brink of passing the NC General Assembly, local governments, with the support of local residents to whom they are accountable, are standing up to protect local decision-making on water and environmental concerns.
Senate Bill 612, which mandates that local ordinances cannot be more restrictive than state or federal regulations, is headed to the House after passing in the Senate. House . . . → Read More: Local governments take a stand
Contact your Representative now! – here’s where to find them by county!
Key reasons to contact your Representatives to stop this bill that makes the “rush to frack” even more dangerous:
Last year’s Senate Bill 820, which started the process of developing regulations for fracking, required one final vote of approval after seeing the regulations, BEFORE permitting could start. SB76 ignores this reasonable step and lets permitting start by default. It would put the livelihood . . . → Read More: Senate Bill 76 has moved to the House…call your Representatives as soon as possible
by Grant Mincy, Energy Organizer
On January 19th, I attended my first organizing and strategy meeting as a new staff member with Clean Water for North Carolina. I have recently relocated from Knoxville, Tennessee to work on environment and energy issues facing NC. That Saturday I took my seat at the table with other NC activists to discuss upcoming rate hikes by Duke and Progress Energy. The Consumers Against Rate Hikes (CARH) strategy session participants . . . → Read More: The Monopoly Man and Your Utility Rates