The public debut of the UDRBC at the Wayne County Fair was a great success. Our booth, promoting local resources and all forms of energy, was visited by hundreds of fairgoers ...READ MORE
To the citizens who have raised families, grown businesses and earned a living for generations, the Upper Delaware River Basin is much more than a river. Here are the insights of the real citizens of the Upper Delaware River Basin, and why the UDRBC exists....Read More
UDRBC Meets with Pennsylvania DEP
The Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens (UDRBC) met with Pennsylvania DEP officials Wednesday to talk about its future and what a DRBC fracking ban would do.
Six members of Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens (UDRBC) made a three hour trip to Harrisburg on March 28 to meet with Pennsylvania DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell. The same group had previously spoken with the Secretary following a “Cabinet in Your Community” meeting at Wallenpaupack High School as time was not allotted for their questions to be addressed during the meeting.... READ MORE
The DRBC Is Engaged in High Stakes, High-Tech Colonialism and wants to control your land!
A majority of the DRBC Commissioners also serve as the majority of the SRBC Commissioners. Over 3,000 gas wells have been drilled and hydraulically fractured there .
Summarizing their studies in September 2017, the SRBC concluded: "the Commission’s remote water quality monitoring network has not detected discernible impacts on the quality of the Basin’s water resources as a result of natural gas development".
Thanks to Jonathan Fritz, Our state representatives have heard our voice and responded to the threat of the sovereignty of PA state law.
Rep. Brian Cutler (R-Lancaster) nailed the argument by saying on the House floor that the Commission's action is an end-run around PA lawmakers who should be making those types of environmental decisions.
We have much to do to combat the onslaught of regulations, which are proposed by religious environmentalists and ultimately designed to remove our constitutionally guaranteed rights to benefit from the use of our land.
Recently these "environmental" groups delivered a resolution, which requests a permanent ban on natural gas drilling ANYWHERE within the jurisdiction of the DRBC, to the governors of the four states and the Army Corps of Engineers. The resolution included over 60,000 signatures. (Past experience tells us that most of those signatures are not landowners and many even originate overseas!)
We need to become as organized and as active as those who view our rights as insignificant. You can help. UDRBC has written a COUNTER RESOLUTION, which represents the real landowners of the Upper Delaware River Basin. If you haven't signed this resolution at one of our ... Read More