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Will fracking directly impact WNC? Enviro group: ‘Not likely.’

As a proposal to allow natural gas extraction in NC moved forward this week, environmentalists are ramping up opposition to fracking, which – depending on whom you ask – could be an economic boon or an environmental nightmare. We talk to Clean Water for North Carolina about what fracking is, environmental concerns it may pose and how fracking might impact Western North Carolina.