On Wednesday December 13th, The Delaware River Basin Commission will discuss whether or not to open the Delaware River Basin up to fracking. Join us at the meeting and have your voice heard.
Climate Mama extraordinaire, Rachel Dawn Davis shares with us why it is so important to HER and why it should be important to US that the Delaware River Basin NEVER is opened for fracking operations – of any kind. Below in her own words, is Rachel’s story.
Don’t Be Fracking Crazy
by Rachel, Dawn Davis
We each have a role to play in our communities, defending public lands from powerful interests. It has been happening for centuries and at this juncture, Donald Trump is doubling down on fossil fuels and threaten the health and wellbeing of every nation on earth. It is up to state and local leaders to chart a path forward for clean renewable energy, and right now the Governors of NY, NJ, PA and DE have a chance to do it in the Delaware River Basin by voting to ban fracking and fracking waste in this critical watershed.
The fight over fracking in the Delaware River basin is not a new fight, in fact 6 years ago, I was working with community groups across the region to ban fracking in the Delaware River Basin. I was pregnant with my first born a the time. Saying this makes me think about how Trump can say he is pro life while promoting fossil fuels that are poisoning communities and warming our planet, literally jeopardizing life as we know it. What is pro life about that?
I digress… .Here’s a true story about the time I told my Food & Water Watch Director I was pregnant and an urgent plea to join me and others on December 13 to prevent fracking and fracking waste dumping from invading the Delaware River Basin. Please sign up NOW to speak on Wednesday, December 13th! Continue reading