Commission Takes Step Towards Drafting Rules To Permanently Ban Fracking In Delaware River BasinThe commission voted three to one to start the process of drafting rules.
Drought Watch Underway in Delaware ValleySome area rivers, including parts of the Delaware in Bucks County, are running low this spring because of the lack of rainfall.
Attempt For More Stringent Review Of Pipelines In Delaware River FailsEnvironmental groups were disappointed when the Delaware River Basin Commission denied a petition to regulate natural gas pipelines in the water shed.
Environmental Groups Want DRBC Decision On Regulating Natural Gas PipelinesThe Delaware River Basin Commission was expected to be asked to take a more active role in decisions about where pipelines go in the region when it met on Wednesday.
Delaware River Basin Commission Postpones Plan To Allow Fracking In RegionNew York is on record against fracking, and now Delaware indicates it will also vote no, given concerns over protection of drinking water.
DRBC Extends Comment Period For Gas Drilling RulesThe agency that oversees water quality in the four-state Delaware River basin says it will give people more time to submit written comments on proposed regulations for natural gas drilling.