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Volunteer Opportunities at The Synder Site, Phillipsburg, NJ

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

Study: Fracking In The Delaware River Basin Would Threaten Health Of 45,000

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 Receives Achievement Award from Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin

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

Controversial Marcellus Shale Gas Pipeline Threatens Delaware River Basin and Rural Communities in the Northeast

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

Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins

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.

When Did You First Find Your Love of Water?

4 years agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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...

Gas Pipeline Draws Last-Minute Protests

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,.

Animation: 'Nature in Water Security'

5 years agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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...

Report: Preserving Water Quality in the McKenzie River Watershed - an Incentive-Based Approach

5 years agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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...

Are New York Lawmakers Poised To Throw Upstate Residents Under The Fracking Bus?

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

Bryan Farrell: Tuning Up the Orchestra: A Symphony of Protest Builds Against Fracking

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.

Fracking Ban in the Delaware River Basin Preserved After Meeting to Lift Ban is Cancelled

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 [...]

Delaware River Basin Fracking Vote Cancelled

6 years agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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 Tell Our Governor To Oppose Fracking And Stand Up For Clean Water

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

Grassroots Activism Wins Again! Delaware River Basin Fracking Vote Cancelled

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

Fracky Friday: Delay means victory for fracktivists in Delaware—for now

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

Another Blow To Dirty Energy: Fracking Nixed In The Delaware River Basin

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

TGIF News Roundup & Open Thread for Nov. 18, 2011

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

Plan to Allow 20,000 Fracking Wells in Delaware River Basin Threatens Drinking Water for 15.6 Million

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.

Save the Delaware!

6 years agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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

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