A task force is expected to propose new regulations to limit leaks from landfills and natural gas infrastructure.
Still facing criticism for approving a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, state regulators question another project.
County supervisors who opposed Mountain Valley Pipeline now face decisions that could bring gas and jobs to their communities.
The tiny hamlet of Stoneville is the latest community to pass a resolution opposing a Mountain Valley Pipeline extension.
When Alamance County passed a resolution last week against a proposal to expand the Mountain Valley Pipeline into north central North Carolina, it became the first county in the state to formally voice opposition to an interstate gas pipeline.