Fracking ban approved
After years-long deliberation, the Delaware River Basin Commission today voted to ban fracking in the watershed. More study is set for the import to and export from the waters of the basin.
DRBC fracking vote coming Feb.25
A long-awaited vote on fracking in the watershed is coming Feb. 25. You can attend virtually, see story.
New alliance seeks to amplify Upper Delaware River voices
Mostly because there aren’t that many people in the Upper Delaware River, it’s beautiful. But towns need help to keep it that way. Something’s afoot in New York to help some of those towns.
LNG Rail Tank Cars: The Few and the Unknown
The newly permitted tank cars that would take LNG from Wyalusing, Pa. to Gibbstown, N.J. by train are posing lots of questions — especially about safety and availability — and there aren’t a lot of answers.
1,4-dioxane found in Delaware, Lehigh Rivers
A manmade chemical called 1,4-dioxane “a likely human carcinogen,” has been found in the Delaware River in the more industrialized section of the river and in the Lehigh River and south — that part of the river designated by the Delaware River Basin Commission as Special Protection Waters. Here’s some mapping of the sites: www.drbc.maps.arcgis.com…
Opposition to Rockwell project near Delaware Water Gap grows
The arguments about NJDOT’s rockfall project are gathering steam. NJ leglslators are joining froces with local officials who question the need for the project.
Gibbstown LNG Project: Many Hurdles Remain
A planned project to transport liquified natural gas from a plant in Pennsylvania to a port in New Jersey still has to finish a Rubik’s Cube-like puzzle of regulatory, logistical and legal hurdles before becoming a reality. Pieces of the complex plan have so far gained approvals from at least 19 different local, state and…