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
State Lawmakers Hearing on DRBC Double Standards
On October 30th State Lawmakers heard testimony regarding the double standard applied to citizens of the DRBC.
Although the Governors Office, DEP and DRBC were invited to give testimony they declined to participate in the hearing.
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
US Energy Related CO2 Drops Thanks to Fracking
Here is just one quote from the International Energy Agency: "The biggest drop came from the United States, where carbon dioxide emissions fell 3%, or 160 million tonnes, while the economy grew by 1.6%. The decline was driven by a surge in shale gas supplies and more attractive renewable power that displaced coal. Emissions in the United States last year were at their lowest level since 1992, a period during which the economy grew by 80%."
“These three years of flat emissions in a growing global economy signal an emerging trend and that is certainly a cause for optimism, even if it is too soon to say that global emissions have definitely peaked,” said Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director. “They are also ... Read More