In May of 2016 the Wayne Land and Mineral Group 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). DCS has responded with an Amicus brief, presenting to … Continue reading
US Environmental Protection Agency
Since the first draft of the EPA’s study on the impact of fracking on drinking water, DCS has been submitting data and comments, and organizing the testimony … Continue reading
By Eugenia Bone, 5280, October 18, 2016
How many of you have driven to the Western Slope to buy … Continue reading
By David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, September 7, 2016
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from opening more than 1 million acres in Central California to oil drilling because the … Continue reading
Since 2008, Damascus Citizens for Sustainability has been among the leaders in the fight against fracking, often working behind the scenes to achieve tangible results. For example, in 2012 DCS proposed a ban on frack waste in New York City and has been working on this issue ever since. … Continue reading
Word is that the New York State DEC will make a decision on the Constitution Pipeline 401 water quality certificate within a week. If we can stop this permit, we can stop the pipeline! Write or call Governor Cuomo today and urge him to deny this permit.
Under section 401 … Continue reading
By Our Children’s Trust, April 8, 2016
Today, U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin of the federal … Continue reading
I spent a recent Sunday in New Milford, Pennsylvania and was reminded of what life is like in a gas field.
I drove on pitted county roads turned into industrial thoroughfares for chemical and waste transport. I spoke with landowners who felt powerless to combat an industry that has claimed … Continue reading