Natural Gas drilling

Greenwashing comes to the Burr/Ross race

Taking their cue from Jay Faison:

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions says it is spending $120,000 on the buy, which will air commercials in Raleigh and Charlotte.

“Senator Richard Burr deserves to be commended for his record of supporting renewable energy, promote conservation, and place the economic needs and health of North Carolinians before partisanship,” said CRES Chairman and Executive Director James Dozier.

And just like Faison's group, peel a few layers of this onion and you find a focus on natural gas and nukes:

Now wait just a fracking minute...

The NC Mining and Energy Commission is not permitted to issue permits, since their very existence is under question by the courts. Like a stopped clock, McCrory (accidentally) got this one right by challenging the NCGA. Not that his choices would have been any less unethical, but we takes our victories where we can get 'em.


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