fracking http://publicradioeast.org en Public Meetings Scheduled On Fracking Issue http://publicradioeast.org/post/public-meetings-scheduled-fracking-issue <p>North Carolina residents now have the opportunity to affect fracking policy. The state Mining and Energy Commission is accepting comments and suggestions regarding their proposed regulations. Lee Jenkins has more.</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Lee Jenkins 46708 at http://publicradioeast.org Mining and Energy Commission Holding Fracking Hearings http://publicradioeast.org/post/mining-and-energy-commission-holding-fracking-hearings <p><strong>North Carolina’s Mining and Energy Commission will accept public comments on its proposed oil and gas development regulations. Lee Jenkins reports.</strong></p><p>The regulations were drafted in response to the Energy Modernization Act, which legalized fracking. The Commission is currently allowing citizens to offer suggestions and feedback to the proposed rules via written and oral comments. While the commission will examine all comments, it will more heavily consider suggestions with a strong factual basis. Commissioner Jim Womack:</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:02:31 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 46529 at http://publicradioeast.org Fracking Waste in ENC? http://publicradioeast.org/post/fracking-waste-enc <p>We report on the recent proposal to send fracking waste water to eastern North Carolina for storage.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:28:49 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 11288 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (04/05/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-040513 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we report on the recent proposal to send fracking waste water to eastern North Carolina for storage.&nbsp; Also, an unusual number of arctic birds called dovekies are turning up along the coast often injured and malnourished.&nbsp; We speak with a local wildlife sanctuary about this phenomenon and why the birds are dying after being rehabilitated.&nbsp; Listen for the <strong>Down East Journal</strong>, Friday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East.&nbsp; Catch the rebroadcast Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas at 88.5 WZNB New Bern, 91 Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:23:26 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 10778 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (04/05/13)