B-CAUSE (Bucks Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)

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DRBC Bans Fracking But Not Frackwater

  It’s certainly worthy of the headlines it is getting. If indeed the final regulations prevent drilling in the Delaware River Basin, that is a very good thing. But the idea of discharging millions of gallons of poisoned water into the Delaware is bad.  “Dilution is not the solution.” If fracking wastewater can’t be made

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Jim Greenwood – Gerrymandering

What’s gerrymandering got to do with Fracking? Everything.  They, the legislators, don’t listen to you when you protest fracking because they don’t have to. The are safe and secure regardless of how you vote. Here is Jim Greenwood explaining why… Not part of FDPA?  Check it out and meet people, both Republicans and Democrats, who are

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The Politics Behind the “Ban”

Read the article in the Courier Times today. You’ll not only get a great overview of what’s afoot here.  You will gain an important lesson in the down and dirty world of money and influence in government.  Ostensibly, it’s about a ban on fracking in the Delaware Basin. but the DRBC decision was to propose

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DRBC – A high-risk job for commissioners?

The Delaware River Basin Commission is a regulatory panel that decides what may be removed from or discharged to our Delaware River watershed. Members represent the United States (Corps of Engineers), New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Each entity has a seat at the table and a vote.  But the individuals, the people who

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