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    DELAWARE CURRENTS ON WJFF-FM

    Meg McGuire is a regular guest on WJFF's program "Making Waves." The show is on every Monday at 8 p.m., Meg is on every third Monday to talk about current issues on the Delaware.

The poster for the movie "My Friend the Mayor" shows Sean Strub electioneering for the mayor's job in Milford, Pa

Bridging the divide: Milford, Pa., mayor shows us how
Here's something worth watching

Here’s a movie that will lift your spirits: How Sean Strub found supporters from all sides of our political differences to win his mayoral election.

In a 2019 photo, Eileen Reed (standing) of Newtown celebrates the vote of the Falls Township Board of Supervisors against Elcon Recycling, a chemical wastewater processing plant proposed for Fairless Hills. For almost five years, Bucks County residents have banded together to protest the plant, which, if approved, would be owned and run by an Israel-based company.

Elcon withdraws application for large hazardous wastewater plant in Bucks County

[This article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer] Israel-based Elcon Recycling Services has withdrawn its application to build a large facility in Falls Township that would have processed up to 210,000 tons of liquid chemical waste annually for recycling, according to a notice the company filed Thursday. “The current business climate, including the impacts of…

 A competitor for the state wakeboarding championship. PHOTO BY JANE PRIMERANO

Lake Hopatcong battles algae and aquatic weeds

Lake Hopatcong braces for summer and lots of fingers are crossed that it can evade the Harmful Algae Blooms that can squash lake activity.

One of the original “summer cottages” on Lake Hopatcong is The Castle on Edgemere Avenue in Mount Arlington.
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Protecting Lake Hopatcong through the decades

Lake Hopatcong is New Jersey’s largest lake and has lots of people and institutions and governments interested in protecting its health.

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Delaware Watershed Leadership: Four voices for the river

Each year, the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed appoints four “leads” — one for each of the river’s four border states — to amplify the needs of the Delaware River at the state and local level and join with the CDRW to meet with members of Congress to present the needs of the watershed as a whole.

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PennEast Pipeline: Round 2 with the DRBC

The PennEast Pipeline is once again looking for the Delaware River Basin Commission to approve its project, though now in an amended version with Phase 1 just in Pennsylvania.

Congressman Antonio Delgado (N.Y.) is the watershed's New York State congressman who writes in this op-ed from Tuesday's Washington Post about his experiences as a black man in America and the power of love and democracy.

I Know How Painful Racism Is But We Can’t Give Up on Voting
Let your voice and your vote be heard, if you want to make change happen.

Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) writes about his experience as a black man in America and the power of love and democracy.

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WURD Radio to host series of monthly conversation on environment and racial justice

Broadcasting from Philadelphia, WURD Radio has a unique connection to the city’s Black and Brown communities since it’s the only African-American owned-and-operated radio station in the state.   WURD Radio’s ecoWURD initiative will host a series of monthly on-air/online/video conversations exploring the intersection of environmental justice, Covid-19 and the impact on Black and Brown communities.…

New sign on the westbound side of State Route 28 in the Town of Middletown in Delaware County, N.Y.

Do you know where your watershed is?

Fourteen new signs will welcome travelers to the Delaware River Watershed in the New York counties of Broome, Delaware and Sullivan.

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Delaware River named River of the Year by national environmental organization

[This article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer] American Rivers, an environmental advocacy group, has named the Delaware as its river of the year for 2020, hailing it as a “national success story” for its dramatic revitalization from the decades it spent polluted by industrial and sewage waste. “The Delaware shows how a healthy river can be…