Petition statement to be delivered to Steve Tambini, Executive Director, Delaware River Basin Commission, Governor Tom Wolf, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Governor John Carney, Governor Chris Christie, and Brigadier General William H. Graham, ACOE

Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Basin, Don't Approve Drilling Regs!

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Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Basin, Don't Approve Drilling Regs!

To be delivered to Steve Tambini, Executive Director, Delaware River Basin Commission, Governor Tom Wolf, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Governor John Carney, Governor Chris Christie, and Brigadier General William H. Graham, ACOE

Petition Statement

We, the undersigned, call for the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to enact a permanent ban on natural gas drilling and fracking in the Delaware River Watershed. During the seven years of the DRBC drilling moratorium, scientific studies have exposed the harms, the damaging health effects are being proven, New York and Maryland have banned fracking, and the weight of evidence shows that shale gas simply cannot be extracted safely.
The DRBC is responsible for protecting the water resources of the Delaware River Watershed — upon which 17 million people rely for their drinking water. This water supply and the Wild and Scenic Delaware River are irreplaceable. The time to enact a permanent ban is NOW.
There are currently 8,877 signatures. NEW goal - We need 10,000 signatures!

Petition Background

The moratorium on fracking in the Delaware River Basin may be at risk! We know that the Delaware River Basin Commission has been discussing fracking regulations that, if approved, would lift the moratorium on fracking in the Basin.

We're not about to let the DRBC expose the communities and natural resources in the Delaware River Basin to fracking's devastation, nor will we allow the Commission to put at risk the drinking water supply of 17 million people!

Your signature will send a message to the DRBC commissioners and executive staff that it's time to ban fracking outright!

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