"Fractured North Carolina"

"As North Carolina moves to tap potentially rich natural gas reserves, some warn that the drilling process is fraught with environmental hazards. The Fayetteville Observer explores the debate, and how this new industry could transform the Cape Fear region, in a six-day series this week."

Andrew Barksdale reports for the Fayetteville Observer with photography by Andrew Craft the week of May 18, 2014. Tuesday marks the third day in the six-day series.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014