18 Nov '11, 7pm

The vote to allow #fracking of the Delaware River Basin has been cancelled: #DRB #NatGas

Amazing news: thanks to the recent surge of grassroots pressure, the vote to allow "fracking" of the Delaware River Basin has been cancelled! The drinking water for 16-million people has been protected, and a major win has been scored for the climate. It was thrilling to watch the movement rise up to save the Delaware River. With the support of a powerful coalition, thousands of you put some serious pressure on your governors and signed up to join the massive rally on the day of the scheduled vote. We think it was the largest coordinated campaign against fracking in history. And here's the thing: your action did not go unnoticed. People power worked as it should. After receiving thousands of calls and emails, Gov­er­nor Jack Markell of Delaware has definitively said he will vote no on fracking the Delaware -- tipping the balance of votes on the 5-person commission and like...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/fracking-win

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