For years, DCS has been working with the DRBC, providing local and broad based, legal and scientific expertise, especially with regard to all the fracking related issues. In this letter, we greet incoming Executive Director Steve Tambini. We look forward to working with him and the DRBC to protect our … Continue reading
By Gerald Kauffman, University of Delaware
From the Executive Summary
What do the Guggenheim Museum, New York Yankees, Boeing, Sunoco, Campbell’s Soup, DuPont, Wawa, Starbucks, Iron Hill Brewery, Philadelphia Phillies, Camelback Ski … Continue reading
By Jessica Cohen, Times Herald-Record, July 5, 2013
If governments managed the Delaware River like an industry, they would note that the economic value of water and forests dwarfs the … Continue reading
Federal Court Confirms Right of NY Attorney General and Environmental Groups to Compel Compliance with NEPA
FEDERAL COURT CONFIRMS RIGHT OF NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS TO COMPEL COMPLIANCE WITH NEPA BUT DISMISSES CASE AS PREMATURE WHILE AFFIRMING FUTURE RIGHT TO REVIEW
Damascus Citizens for Sustainability has received the September 24, 2012, opinion from the U.S. … Continue reading
The Delaware River Basin Commission was served with a formal petition Wednesday asserting the regulatory body has an obligation to exercise its jurisdiction over the proliferation of pipelines being constructed and proposed within the boundaries of the Delaware River watershed.
According to the petition, … Continue reading
Former Gov. Ed Rendell told a group of environmentalists that he believes natural gas drilling can be done safely, but he would back a continued delay in drilling along the Delaware River.
“I would support putting a moratorium on the Delaware Basin right now,” … Continue reading
By Tim Darragh, The Morning Call, June 18, 2012
Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration has been lobbying neighboring states to approve regulations to open the Delaware River basin to natural gas drilling, a plan that came to a screeching halt … Continue reading
Today’s gas field technology is not capable of isolating our freshwater aquifers from gas field … Continue reading
By Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, November 20, 2010
Dear General DeLuca:
It is with great interest that we have followed your correspondence with Congressman Maurice Hinchey.
In your letter, dated September 14, 2010, you state, “The federal family of agencies that … Continue reading