Fracking and Pipelines

DRBC adopts new rules to prohibit fracking wastewater discharges
The commission tightened rules for Delaware River water to be exported for fracking and the importation of fracked wastewater.

Ever since the DRBC banned fracking in the watershed in February 2021, the issue that has environmental activists alarmed is...
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Wyalusing-Gibbstown LNG project suffers another setback

A contentious on-again, off-again plan to process liquified natural gas in Pennsylvania and transport it to a port on the...
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DRBC to hold another public hearing on fracking wastewater rules

The Delaware River Basin Commission has announced another public hearing on the hot topics of importing and exporting water to...
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New Fortress doubles down on LNG-by-rail permit

A New Fortress Energy affiliate is doubling down on the importance of transporting liquefied natural gas by rail as part...
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Speakers demand total ban on fracked wastewater
First set of public hearings on proposed water rules

Thirteen people spoke Wednesday at the first of four public hearings that the Delaware River Basin Commission is holding on...
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DRBC weighs regulating fracking wastewater — and the public can join the conversation

Breaking news: Yesterday, Dec. 7, the DRBC released its FAQ on this topic. It looks to explain its position on...
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PennEast pipeline says project’s development is “no longer supported”

The PennEast Pipeline Company, which was behind a Pennsylvania-to-New Jersey natural gas pipeline plan, has told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...
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Last-minute special permit renewal sought for Gibbstown project

The company behind a controversial plan to export liquified natural gas from Pennsylvania to a New Jersey port on the...
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Is this the beginning of the end for Gibbstown LNG project?

Breaking news: Since the time of publication of this story, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration confirmed that it...
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Environmental watchdogs wary of “zombie” pipeline projects
Just when you think a project is dead "they come back and eat your brains," an activist said.

You might have heard the whoop of joy from environmentalists all over the Delaware River watershed on Monday, Sept. 27,...
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PennEast project canceled

Quietly and without fanfare, PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC announced on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 that it was abandoning its seven-year...
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