A state energy bill that would promote hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina remains deadlocked after the state House postponed a vote to override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of the measure. The state Senate has passed an override of the veto, but the House delayed its vote until it reconvenes next month. "We plan to move forward if it turns out that there is a reasonable and safe way to be able to use that technique in recovering natural gas to help promote economic growth for our state," said state Sen. Bob Rucho, principal sponsor of the bill.
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