White House Could Cast Decisive Vote to Permit 20,000 Fracking Wells in Delaware River Basin

Friday 11 November 2011
by: Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Report

http://www.truth-out.org/white-house-could-cast-decisive-vote-permit-20000-fracking-wells-delaware-river-basin/1321035599

This week the Delaware River Basin Commission released draft regulations to allow for the natural gas drilling technique hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, in the river’s watershed, which provides water to 15.6 million people in New York City, Philadelphia and New Jersey. The proposed plan would allow for some 20,000 gas wells to be developed in the watershed. A vote on the regulations is set for


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