Facts About Proposed Fracking Rules & Impact on Landowner’s Rights
Clay County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a program on March 12 regarding the proposed ruling to the NC legislature on “fracking,” or hydraulic fracturing and potential impact upon landowner’s rights. This meeting is being held in response to local public concern about the issue simply to provide unbiased information to citizens.
NC Extension Specialist in Ag Economics and Environmental Law, Dr. Ted Feitshans, and James Robinson, Research & Policy Associate for RAFI (Rural Advancement Foundation International) will be speakers at the event. Due to limited seating, registration is required for the event by contacting the Clay County Extension Office (389-6305).
The meeting will take place March 12, 7:00-9:00 pm at the Clay County Courthouse Multi Purpose Room (261 Courthouse Drive, Hayesville). Topics will include: overview of the proposed legislation, oil & gas leases, forced pooling, tips for landowners, how to conduct mineral rights search and eminent domain.
There is no fee for the program, but preregistration is required to ensure adequate space for the meeting.