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Raleigh, N.C. — Months after she vetoed a bill that would have allowed test drilling for natural gas in central North Carolina, Gov. Beverly Perdue said Wednesday that she believes drilling can be done safely in the state.
Perdue recently traveled to Pennsylvania for an industry-sponsored tour of large-scale natural gas drilling operations.
"It's jobs. It's a fuel source produced in this country, and it's something that can help America and North Carolina be globally competitive," the governor said.