Why the rush towards fracking? To pass it before the public learns the negative consequences.
Legislature overrides three Perdue vetoes
The Associated PressMonday, July 2, 2012
RALEIGH – The N.C. General Assembly on Monday voted to override three of Gov. Bev Perdue’s vetoes.
Republican legislative leaders were able to find the votes to cancel the Democratic governor’s votoes of the 2012 budget adjustment bill, legislation to legalize fracking and an overhaul of the Racial Justice Act.
The gas-drilling process known as “fracking” will be authorized in North Carolina now that the General Assembly has overridden Perdue’s veto of a bill that sets rules and regulations for the form of shale gas production.
The House voted late Monday night 72-47 in favor of overriding her veto. The margin was just enough to meet the 60-percent majority required for overrides. Senators voted 29-13 earlier in the day...