August 19, 2018

Against Fracking in the DRB and the Proposed PennEast Pipeline

People Stand United Against Fracking and
the Proposed PennEast Pipeline

Delaware River Basin Commission Public Meeting June 13
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See below for some of the comments submitted to the DRBC

West Trenton, NJ – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) conducted their June … Continue reading

More than 40,000 Comments Support a Complete Fracking Ban in the Delaware River Basin

DRBC Release Misleads Public with Underreported Comment Numbers

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National environmental organizations, anti-fracking groups, community organizations, and residents announced today that their members had submitted at least 40,000 comments to the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) in support of a full ban on Continue reading

Tell the DRBC: Ban Fracking in the Basin

UPDATE: DCS and like-minded organizations have teamed up to make submitting your comments easier:

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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.

The Future of the Basin will be Decided Within the Continue reading

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

UPDATE: Two Additional DRBC Hearings Have Been Added:

  • Feb. 22, 2018: 3 p.m. to as late as 7 p.m.; Lisa Scheller-Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Dr., in Schnecksville, Pa.  Register in advance to attend at or register onsite.  Persons who have
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Fracking Ban Proposed for Delaware River Basin

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

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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

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