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The Debate: Fracking in North Carolina

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Right now, fracking is forbidden in North Carolina, but state Republican policymakers are working hard to change that. On Wednesday, the state House gave conditional approval to a proposal that would allow natural gas drilling to start as soon as rules for the industry are finalized. The state House is slated to hold a final vote Thursday.

Fracking is when oil and gas are freed from underground rocks by injecting fluid at high pressure.

This procedure could bring a lot of money to the Tar Heel State but opponents wonder what it could do to the environment?

Mining and Energy Commissioner Jim Womack along with environmental action group member James Tyson talk about the pros and cons of fracking.

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