Archive for November 9th, 2011

DRBC Releases New Shale Gas Drilling Rules, Votes Nov 21

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) yesterday released a final version of new shale gas drilling regulations (copy embedded below). A vote will be taken on Nov. 21st to adopt the new regulations. So far, no Marcellus Shale gas wells have been drilled in the areas covered by the jurisdiction of the DRBC which includes […]

Ballot Measure to Ban Fracking in Peters Twp PA Fails Big

Looks like it was only a tiny minority of vocal people who wanted a complete ban on gas drilling in Peters Township (Washington County), PA after all. The measure was put on the ballot over the objections of the town council who believe it would have brought a costly lawsuit from drilling companies. The question […]

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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