January 19, 2018

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YOUR Help Needed to Permanently Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Basin

HELP: Take a Brief DCS Property Survey

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) has proposed a ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin. This is great news, and a tribute to all who have worked so hard for 10 years to achieve this milestone. This fight is not over Continue reading

Fracking Ban Proposed for Delaware River Basin

DRBC cites “significant risks”
By Jon Hurdle, StateImpact, November 30, 2017

Download the DCS press release as a pdf.

A fracking ban will preserve the beauty of the Delaware River Valley

The Delaware River Basin Commission on Thursday proposed a ban on fracking for natural gas in the basin.

The Continue reading

Scotland Announces Fracking Ban

Calls for U.S. to Do the Same
By Julia Conley, NaturalBlaze, October 3, 2027

Read more about the Scottish fracking ban in The Guardian


Environmental groups from around the world applauded Scotland on Tuesday for its decision to ban fracking, following an overwhelming public outcry against the practice—and called for … Continue reading

Up in Arms on the Upper Delaware Over a Proposed Fracking Ban

This issue will probably end up in court
by Andrew Maykuth, The Inquirer, September 28, 2017

See quotes from DCS Director, Barbara Arrindell

Tim Riefler is at wit’s end. His dairy farm is falling apart. His credit with the feed dealer is shot. The windmill that draws water for his … Continue reading

Tell Your Governor: Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Basin

Residents of Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania:
Have a house-party! Bring these materials to any gathering – with postcards or letter writing materials and get LOTS of friends, neighbors, fellow gardeners, friends at church, civic groups…at a tableing event! Get everyone to pitch in! Send your governor a Continue reading

Maryland to Ban Fracking!

Maryland General Assembly approves fracking ban
By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun, March 27,2017

The Maryland General Assembly on Monday gave final passage to a ban on fracking in the state, sending the measure to Gov. Larry Hogan for his promised signature.


Environmental advocates and climate change activists have pressed … Continue reading

Case Dismissed! DRBC Can Regulate Fracking in the Basin

Update: DCS comments to the DRBC on fracking economics and frack waste disposal

In May of 2016 the Wayne Land and Mineral Group (WLMG) filed suit in federal court challenging the authority of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to regulate natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin (DRB). … Continue reading

DCS at the DRBC Meeting to Urge a Ban on Fracking in the Basin

On February 15, 2017, several DCS members made the trip to Washington’s Crossing, PA, to attend a meeting of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC). We joined with approximately 300 concerned citizens to fill the meeting room and urge the DRBC to implement a permanent ban on fracking in the Continue reading

Hidden Data Suggests Fracking Created Widespread, Systemic Impact in PA

After a 3 year investigation in PA, Public Herald has uncovered evidence of widespread and systemic impacts related to “fracking”
by Melissa A. Troutman, Sierra Shamer and Joshua B. Pribanic, Public Herald

After a three-year investigation in Pennsylvania, Public Herald has uncovered evidence of widespread and systemic impacts related to

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Fracking Contamination Case Can Go to Trial

A Wyoming family who claim a natural gas company contaminated their drinking water will be allowed to take their case to trial, a federal judge has ruled
By Benjamin Storrow, E&E News, January 3, 2017

A Wyoming family who claim a natural gas company contaminated their drinking water will be … Continue reading