After what one Democrat calls an accidental vote, North Carolina will join most modern states in the 21st century energy boom sweeping the nation. No, not solar or wind – a resurgence in new production of oil and gas in the United States. Using “fracking”, oil and gas producers are able to collect petroleum and [...]
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North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on Sunday vetoed legislation that would have opened the door to shale gas exploration in that state. For the second time in the last two years, Governor Purdue has stalled efforts by the Republican-led legislature to foster gas exploration in the tarheel state. In a message about the veto, Perdue [...]
With an estimated budget gap of $2.4 Billion for 2012, residents might think that Governor Purdue would be searching high and low for ways to close the gap. The State can’t run deficits like the federal government, so in the end, Purdue has to cut something, why not this? Senate Bill 13 (SB13) would have [...]