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Lee County may vote next week to impose a temporary ban on fracking

The backlash against North Carolina’s fracking prospects continues, and in the state’s hottest drilling destination, no less. Commissioners in Lee County—where drilling leasing has already begun—may vote as soon as next week on a controversial, two-year moratorium on fracking, following up on neighboring Chatham County’s vote to do the same in August. Fracking permitting “without […]