Proposed fracking rules releasedWritten by Admin
The Mining and Energy Commission has finished writing a proposed set of rules to govern oil and gas development in North Carolina, and now the commission is seeking public input through Sept. 15.
Submit comments at portal.ncdenr.org/web/mining-and-energy-commission/public-comment-meetings.
Comments will also be taken at three public hearings in the eastern part of the state, with the closest hearing to the mountains being more than a three-hour drive from Asheville.
The proposed rules are available online at portal.ncdenr.org/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=812822fd-9e97-4359-8935-4f07e713f0b1&groupId=8198095.