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Delaware River Overseer Can Regulate Fracking, Groups Say

The Natural Resources Defense Council told a Pennsylvania federal court it’s essential for the quality of water in the Delaware River Basin that an interstate commission maintain its authority to …

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Environmentalists call for full fracking ban in the Delaware River watershed

the treatment and disposal of fracking waste, and the transfer of water for fracking operations elsewhere. “The public has spoken over and over again that we do not want fracking within the Delaware …

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Murphy urges full fracking ban in Delaware River Basin

treatment and disposal of fracking wastewater and water withdrawals for natural-gas drilling outside the basin.) Murphy and the commission have been under relentless pressure from fracking opponents t…

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New Jersey governor: Ban fracking, all related activities in Delaware River Basin

treatment and disposal of fracking wastewater and water withdrawals for natural-gas drilling outside the basin. Murphy and the commission have been under relentless pressure from fracking …

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How the Clean Water Act fixed the Delaware River’s pollution problem

The bacteria in the waste gobbled up all the river’s dissolved oxygen, leaving little for the fish to breathe. WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor Raw sewage is pumped up into the Philade…

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Bateman Maintains Pressure Against Fracking in Delaware Basin

Phil Murphy to block a proposed Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) rule permitting the storage, treatment, disposal and discharge of wastewater generated from fracking in the basin. “Ignoring the …

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More than 100,000 people want to keep fracking out of the Delaware River basin. What will Murphy do?

And those same concerns surround the wastewater produced by the fracking process. Now, thousands of people want Gov. Phil Murphy to make sure fracking and those public health risks never come to New J…

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Governor Urged to Block Discharge of Fracking Waste in Delaware River Basin

A ban on fracking in the watershed is expected later this year, but there’s still a proposal to allow discharge of fracking waste in the region. Murphy is being asked to prevent that happening With a …

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Gulf of Mexico 2018 ‘dead zone’ smaller than expected, but still as big as Delaware

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Hypoxia Task Force has set a goal of 1,930 square miles for the dead zone. Hypoxic zones can occur naturally in some marine environments, such as deep ocean basin…

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Judge questions Delaware River Basin Commission’s ability to fight fracking

though they proposed allowing “related activities” such as using the region’s freshwater for fracking and disposing of fracked wastewater at treatment facilities within the basin. A vote on the draft …

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