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Groups: GOP has gutted state pollution programs - Greensboro News & Record: News

February 9, 2016 · Greensboro, North Carolina

Groups: GOP has gutted state pollution programs

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Posted: Sunday, August 3, 2014 4:00 pm

CHARLOTTE — When Republicans took control of the North Carolina legislature four years ago, they promised to do away with environmental regulations they claimed hurt economic growth. But environmental groups say lawmakers have gone too far, gutting laws aimed at protecting the public's health.

In the last few years, GOP lawmakers have scaled back pollution control programs, lifted a moratorium on natural gas exploration using hydraulic fracturing and pushed to remove key scientists and experts from state environmental oversight boards.

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