DRBC Responds to PA Gov. Corbett – Still No Timetable to Lift Ban
MDN told you yesterday about PA Gov. Tom Corbett using strong and direct language with the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)–to get them to approve drilling rules that will allow several PA counties under a now-three-year-old DRBC moratorium to begin drilling (see PA Gov. Lights into DRBC Over Failure to Act on Drilling Rules). Apparently the DRBC has acknowledged Gov. Corbett’s letter with a response of their own, although unhelpfully they haven’t posted it on their website, nor is it available from any of the press release services. So we don’t know exactly what all of it says.
However, at least one reporter has seen it. Here’s a very brief AP story that quotes from the DRBC statement: