DRBC Outlines Steps Being Taken In Natural Gas Drilling Decision

Michele Siekerka, the chairman of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) who represents New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on the commission, recently issued a statement outlining the steps being taken by DRBC to reach a decision on natural gas dr(…)

Indefinite Moratorium Leads To Termination Of Leases In Northeastern Pennsylvania

Hess Corporation and Newfield Exploration Company recently terminated lease agreements with about 1,300 property owners in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, where the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) has imposed a moratorium on gas drilling since May(…)

Landowners Threaten Legal Action Against Delaware River Basin Commission

The Corning Leader reports that, in response to Governor Corbett’s recent letter to the Delaware River Basin Commission, a 1,300 member landowner group has threatened to sue the DRBC.  The Northern Wayne Property Owners Alliance sent a letter to the e(…)

Environmental Group Defends DRBC Moratorium

Responding to Governor Corbett’s recent letter urging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to take action to end its moratorium on gas development, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network sent DRBC a memorandum defending the moratorium and responding t(…)