Governor Perdue says that North Carolina can extract that natural gas through hydraulic fracturing so long as it is done right. Note that the DENR study will be released for public comment any day now in time for the first public hearing next Tuesday evening in Sanford. Her statement about this bringing jobs and energy to our state I hope will be spelled out in that report in a realistic manner, especially to illustrate how this gas will contribute to North Carolina’s energy needs. She also mentions the key piece: oversight of the process. Something that STRONGER said the state currently does not have due to the plain fact that this state does not have gas and oil drilling activity.