Enviros Sue For Review Of Del. River Basin Gas Drilling

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT) -- A New York environmental group filed suit Wednesday seeking to force the U.S. government to conduct an environmental review of natural gas development of the Delaware River Basin before moving forward with new regulations that would open the area to hydraulic fracturing.

Damascus Citizens for Sustainability Inc. claims that the Delaware River Basin Commission and several other federal agencies flouted the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to prepare an environmental impact statement addressing the effects of gas drilling in the region.

Its suit is the...
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