Here is the actual bill. From page 13:
Penalties for Unlawful Disclosure.
Except as provided in subsection (c) of this
39 section or as otherwise provided by law, any person who has access to confidential information
40 pursuant to this section and who discloses it knowing it to be confidential information to any
41 person not authorized to receive it shall be guilty of a Class I felony, and if knowingly or
42 negligently disclosed to any person not authorized, shall be subject to civil action for damages
43 and injunction by the owner of the confidential information, including, without limitation,
44 actions under Article 24 of Chapter 66 of the General Statutes.
I believe that the fracking industry is run with mafia-like tactics: Con honest people out of their money and resources, corrupt the justice system, and above all, you'd better keep your mouth shut...or else.