January 18, 2018

NYC Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change

The lawsuit against Exxon, Chevron, BP, Shell and ConocoPhillips is the latest from a coastal city seeking to hold fossil fuel producers accountable
By Nicholas Kusnetz, Inside Climate News, January 11, 2018

Sandy floods NYC (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)


New York City is suing five of the largest oil companies over Continue reading

NYC Will Divest Pension Funds from Fossil Fuel Companies

New York City is taking historic steps to address the very real dangers of climate change
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmogBlog, January 10, 2018

Today New York Mayor Bill De Blasio announced a goal to divest New York City’s pension funds from fossil fuel reserve owners within five years. This makes … Continue reading

FERC Will NOT Overrule NY’s Denial for Constitution Pipeline Permit

FERC decision supports New York State DEC
By Robert Walton, UtilityDive, January 12, 2018

Finally, a FERC decision that does NOT support the oil and gas industry!

Dive Brief:

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Help Save the Delaware River Basin

Your Donation Today Helps DCS in the Fight to Save the Delaware River Basin from the Threat of Fracking and Protect the Health of its Residents and the Quality of our Water and Environment, for Now and for Future Generations.

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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.

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Mis-Representative Fritz

8.5% of Wayne County landowners want to force fracking on the rest of us
by James Barth, The River Reporter, November 8, 2017

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On October 31, Jonathan Fritz, PA 111th district’s state representative, organized a panel presentation with an agenda titled “DRBC [Delaware River … Continue reading

DCS is Back in Court, Fighting for the Health of DRB Residents!

DCS supports the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) as the WLMG appeals the dismissal of its case against them.


Amicus brief, page 1

The Wayne Land and Mineral Group’s (WLMG) challenge to the DRBC’s regulatory authority was dismissed on March 23, 2017. They filed a Notice of Appeal to the Continue reading

DCS Analysis of Leased Land in Damascus Township, Wayne County, PA Still Relevent

DAMASCUS CITIZENS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Here we are going back a decade, with the pro-drilling minority calling names and distorting the reality of property ownership, who actually pays the taxes, and for that matter, the moral, ethical, and in PA the legal responsibility for the health and well being of all 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