North Carolina is in a unique position among the states when it comes to hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for natural gas. That’s the assessment of Daniel Fine of the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy.

Fine discussed North Carolina, fracking, and “shale gas wars” during a presentation today to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, Fine discusses North Carolina’s current policy.

2:25 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 1:02:09 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.