An environmental advocacy group is trying to generate grassroots opposition to the fracking bill moving with radio ads that target two lawmakers. (Listen here to a YouTube version.)
Clean Water for North Carolina, a nonprofit group, is running the minute-long radio spot in Raleigh and in the districts of Reps. James Boles and Mike Stone, both of whom live in the area in central North Carolina ripe for natural gas extraction.
"Some legislators want to go back on their promises and fast track fracking and get rid of a lot of important protections," a woman says, amid the clatter of what sounds like diner dishes. "And politicians wonder why we don't trust them," a man replies.