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Upcoming Events

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Aug 27, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Waynesville Fracking Presentation., Haywood County Library. Facebook page here.

Sept. 4, 6:00 PM, Murphy Information Session on the Fracking Public Hearing. Location and details TBA.

Sept. 5, 6:30 PM - 8:00PM, Sylva: Training and Workshop: Speak out at 9/12 Cullowhee Fracking Hearing! Jackson County Public Library. RSVP to 828-631-3447 or avram@canarycoalition.org. Flyer.

Sept. 8, 11:30AM-1:00 PM, Asheville screening Gasland II and fracking presentation, the Mill Room (directions). Facebook page.

Sept. 8, 6:00 PM, Asheville Training and Workshop: Speak out at the 9/12 Cullowhee Fracking Hearing! 6:00-7:30PM, First Congregational United Church, 20 Oak St., Asheville.

Sept. 9, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Public Comments Writing Workshop, Fayetteville at the Marquis Market on Hay Street. Sponsored by Sustainable Sandhills. Contact (910) 484-9098 for more info.

Sept. 12, 5PM-9PM, Final public hearing on Mining & Energy Commission draft rules: Cullowhee/Western NC
Location (changed!): Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Center, 92 Catamount Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

Fracking Rules: Water Supplies and Wastewater Management

Comment on these rules directly to the MEC, at one of the upcoming Public Hearings on Fracking Rules. More info here.

Sanford: Aug. 22, Rockingham Co.: Aug. 25, Cullowhee/Western NC: Sept 12

Wastewater Management After a well is “fracked,” millions of gallons of water come back to the surface, contaminated with chemicals added to frack fluids, as well as naturally occurring contaminants like salts, radioactive materials, and metals.

Birds and other wildlife can be . . . → Read More: Fracking Rules: Water Supplies and Wastewater Management

Local Control & Fracking

What can local municipalities do to control shale gas development?  Ryke Longest, Director of Environmental Law & Policy Clinic at Duke Univ., addresses local control in his presentation: “Zoning and Fracking: Assessing and Mitigating Local Impacts of Fracking and Gas Production.”

Ryke Longest, CWFNC Meeting Feb 22, 2014 from Clean Water for NC on Vimeo.

Music by Marc Black & Party to Benefit Frack Free NC!

Friday April 11, 7:30-9:30 PM Doors open at 7 PM  Shared Visions Retreat Center 3717 Murphey School Rd, Durham, 27705

Tickets: $12 in advance or $15 at the door (light refreshments).

Join us for an upbeat concert and celebration to benefit the work of the Frack Free NC Alliance! Bluesy folk rocker Marc Black is known for his anti-fracking movement anthem “No Fracking Way” and has a motto of taking life one song at a time. Check out his music and website here!

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Cautionary Tales from Communities Impacted by Fracking

March 25 (7 PM) - Congregational Church of Pinehurst 895 Linden Rd., Pinehurst, NC – View Flyer – Let us know you’re coming to prepare for refreshments 

March 27 (6:30 PM) - Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte 234 N Sharon Amity Rd., Charlotte, NC –View more info here

Join us in Pinehurst and Charlotte for “Cautionary Tales from Communities Impacted by Fracking”, co-sponsored by the Frack Free NC Alliance and Stop the Frack Attack. This speaker tour includes community members and grassroots leaders from Pennsylvania, . . . → Read More: Cautionary Tales from Communities Impacted by Fracking