Friday, November 18, 2011

Breaking News....Stunning DEFEAT For Natural Gas Industry!

Breaking News...Delaware River Basin Commission just canceled Monday's vote to allow fracking in the basin, because they wouldn't have the votes they needed to allow fracking. This is a huge victory for the Grassroots Environmental groups opposed to Hydraulic Fracturing...the Delaware River Basin Commission has pushed the vote back to the week of Thanksgiving to thwart efforts to hold a major protest back in October...the vote on Monday November 21st was to be a rubber stamping of the Natural Gas industry's wishes to begin massive Gas Drilling within the Delaware River Basin. Without actually coming out and saying it, the cancellation of Monday's vote is an admission that the Commission does not have the votes they need.

Congratulations to everyone who has worked so hard for this victory, though we all know that our work is FAR FROM OVER.

From Their Website:
November 18, 2011

New Meeting Date Still To Be Determined

(WEST TRENTON, N.J.) -- The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that the special meeting scheduled for Nov. 21 to consider draft natural gas development regulations has been postponed to allow additional time for review by the five commission members.

No additional information is available at this time.

The DRBC is a federal/interstate government agency responsible for managing the water resources within the 13,539 square-mile Delaware River Basin. The five commission members are the governors of the basin states (Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania) and the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' North Atlantic Division, who represents the federal government.

Please visit the commission's web site at for updates as they become available.