PA Senators Challenge DRBC Power to Enforce Fracking Ban

PA Senators are challenging how the DRBC, made up of five unelected individuals, has the power to regulate natural gas drilling in the Delaware Basin.

There are two lessons from the petition by Pennsylvania State Senators Lisa Baker and Gene Yaw and Senate President Pro Tempore Joseph Scarnatti to intervene on behalf of a Wayne County landowner in his challenge to new rules by the Delaware River Basin Commission that would ban hydraulic fracturing in the entire Basin.

The first is that there is a limit to how far administrative agencies can go and how far their power extends. The second is that it is imperative for the industry to engage with the citizens of the State to enforce its rights and not just speak to some residents or concentrate on only one issue.

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