What rhymes with frack? Jim Womack

He leads the new Mining and Energy Commission

The North Carolina panel charged with preparing natural gas drilling regulations is already facing controversy.
Last week, members of the N.C. Mining and Energy Commission tapped Jim Womack, a Lee County commissioner and outspoken advocate of hydraulic fracturing, as chairman of the new board.
Womack has supported fracking in the Lee County city of Sanford, thought to be the most likely place to find natural gas—although in unknown quantities—in North Carolina. He leads a board already drawing complaints that it is loaded with drilling industry leaders but contains only a handful of environmentalists.
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