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Court Date on May 13th for Protestors Arrested During Anti-Fracking Action in NC

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On May 13th, ten protestors arrested during an anti-fracking action in July will be going to court to face charges for their resistance to fracking in NC. Check back here to stay up to date on what you can do to support these folks.

This past summer hundreds of Earth First! protestors blockaded a Momentive chemical plant in Western North Carolina to protest fracking. Momentive is one of the largest worldwide distributors of “resin coated proppants,”  a necessary component for fracking. Each fracturing stage requires approximately 136 tonnes of proppants. People from North Carolina were joined by people from around the country who also oppose shale gas extraction nationwide in this action at the conclusion of the 2013 Earth First! Rondezvous.


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