Posted by: Michael D. Austin | November 11, 2011

Two Big Decisions… for 15 Million People

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From AlterNet.org’s environment section:

“Decisions about whether to allow fracking in NY, PA, NJ and DE may be decided in just a few weeks:

On Nov. 21, the Delaware River Basin Commission, comprising representatives from four states (New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware) and the federal government, will vote on whether to allow the intensive method of natural-gas drilling in the river’s watershed. The watershed, which supplies drinking water for more than 15 million people, overlaps the eastern end of the Marcellus Shale, an underground geological formation touted as the ‘Saudi Arabia of natural gas.’

The commission’s rules, which will apply…” READ MORE BY CLICKING.


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