The Snyder Site Complex consists of multi-component prehistoric localities situated on landscapes adjacent to the Delaware River in the river basin’s mid-section. The oldest of the occupations (Paleoindian cultural period), date to approximately 13,000 years ago in New Jersey. Show More Summary
A new study seeks to quantify the potential risks to land, air, and water of opening the Delaware River Basin up to fracking. The post Study: Fracking In The Delaware River Basin Would Threaten Health Of 45,000 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
AWRA President-Elect Martha Corrozi Narvaez (third from left) recently received the prestigious Achievement Award from the Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin. The award was given for her leadership, contributions...Show More Summary
by Joy E. Stocke & Kim Nagy The Delaware is the longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, flowing for 330 miles as it travels from New York State, through Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to the Atlantic Ocean. The Delaware...Show More Summary
Male fish carrying eggs – intersex fish – have been found in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio river basins, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Carol Collier, AWRA President and Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission, wrote a beautiful post on the AWRA blog. on 3 June 2013. It is pretty compelling and merits reposting below. She asks, 'When did you first find your love of water?' And 'What should AWRA be doing...
Environmental foes urge the Delaware River Basin Commission to block construction of a natural gas pipeline, saying it would involve removing trees and degrading wetlands,.
Carol Collier, friend, colleague, soon-to-be (tomorrow!) AWRA President and Executive Director extraordinaire of the Delaware River Basin Commission, also finds time to advise students in Penn's Master of Environmental Studies program. She sent me this video produced by her MES student Jeffrey Cowan. I like the video; it's nice to...
Someone on the other side of the USA told me about this report - Carol Collier, Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission. The work was done right here in my backyard for the Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB), by people I know here at the Institute for...
NYS watershed.jpg Despite last week’s temporary win protecting the Delaware River Basin and its inhabitants from natural gas fracking, the debate rages on in New York State. Lawmakers, industry lobbyists and concerned landowners have...Show More Summary
Like the recent decision by the Obama administration to delay the Keystone XL pipeline, the Delaware River Basin Commission vote was hardly an indictment of extreme carbon-based extraction that poisons water.
Thanks to a petition put together by CREDO Action, a grassroots political advocacy group, the ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas (usually referred to as fracking) in the Delaware River Basin is still in place. 40,000 people from Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware rallied behind the petition, which cancelled a meeting that [...]
The vote that was scheduled to take place on proposed gas drilling in the Delaware River Valley has been postponed. The Delaware River Basin Commission postponed the meeting after Delaware's governor announced he would vote no. The commission...Show More Summary
Tomorrow residents from across the Delaware River Basin will gather outside of the Trenton War Memorial (1 Memorial drive, one block from the Trenton Marriott Hotel) at 11:00 AM and then march to the nearby State House to protest against fracking. Show More Summary
After a lot of pressure from grassroots citizen activists, including from the Sierra Club, which posted a story here on Planetsave about the matter last week, “the vote to allow ‘fracking’ of the Delaware River Basin has been cancelled,” 350.org reports. Congrats to more citizen activists and the 16 million people who rely on drinking [...]Show More Summary
by Jennifer Prediger. Residents of New York, Philadelphia, and neighboring areas can turn on their taps without worrying about the flammability of their water for at least a little while longer. The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)...Show More Summary
Hydrofracking-picture.jpg Last night, big news erupted across the Northeast with an announcement that fracking in the Delaware River Basin, a pristine watershed that supplies water to over 15 million people, would be suspended. The Delaware...Show More Summary
Big Win Against Fracking Vote Canceled for New Fracking Regulations in the Delaware River Basin. Gov. Jack Markell: Delaware will vote against controversial drilling in Delaware River watershed. Just a reminder of what's at stake. Occupy...Show More Summary
This Monday, a governmental commission will decide whether to open up the region for dangerous fracking operations. The plan would threaten the water supply for 15.6 million people, including residents of New York City.
Act now to Save the Delaware River. On November 21st, the Delaware River Basin commission will vote on a plan to allow 20,000 gas wells in the Delaware River basin. The Delaware River Basin commission is comprised of five voting members,...Show More Summary