DRBC Extends Comment Period on Draft Natural Gas Development Regulations


The Delaware River Basin Commission has announced that the period for submitting written comments on the proposed natural gas development rules will be extended an additional 30 days through the close of business on April 15th.
The comment period was to have ended March 16.
The Commissioners has received approximately 2,500 comments to date.
The purpose of the proposed regulations is to protect the water resources of the Delaware River Basin during the construction and operation of natural gas development projects.
The draft regulations establish requirements to prevent, reduce, or mitigate depletion and degradation of surface and groundwater resources and to promote sound practices of watershed management.

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