21 Nov '11, 1pm

Delaware River Basin safe from fracking (for now)

Good news! On Friday, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) cancelled its scheduled vote to approve new rules governing fracking in the Delaware River Basin – effectively ensuring that this exceptional watershed will remain off-limits to this risky industrial practice for the near future. The Delaware River Basin is a critical and irreplaceable resource that must be protected. Over 15 million people (approximately five percent of the nation's population) rely on its waters for drinking, agricultural, recreational and industrial use. Moreover, nearly half of New York City’s famously unfiltered drinking water comes from the Basin. The watershed’s economic, social and environmental benefits are undeniable, and for this reason its protection is of the utmost importance. Last December, the DRBC published draft regulations to permit and regulate fracking in the Delaware Riv...

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