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Delaware River Basin, Mount Bethel, PA
Courtesy of NRDC

Fracking is now permanently banned in the Delaware River watershed. And the regional regulatory body that approved the ban will next propose regulations on the import and export of wastewater.

LNG facility (not Gibbstown, NJ)
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

A decision on whether to approve permits for a Liquefied Natural Gas export facility at a southern New Jersey port has been postponed by a commission whose members are appointed by four governors, including from New York. Environmentalists oppose the proposed facility, saying it will threaten nearby communities and the Delaware River.

Courtesy of DRBC

Governors of New York, Delaware and Pennsylvania have approved a resolution to issue draft regulations to permanently ban fracking in the Delaware River Basin. Environmentalists and the natural gas industry criticized the resolution, for different reasons.