fracking

Andy Dingley

North Carolina could begin issuing oil and natural gas drilling permits as early as next spring.

Update:  The Senate approved the House changes late Thursday.  Senate Bill 786 is now on Governor Pat McCrory's desk awaiting a signature. 

North Carolina is one step closer to allowing hydraulic fracturing in the state. 

Joshua Doubek

A bill that would allow hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina is racing through Chambers during this short session of the General Assembly.