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    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.

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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…

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COVID-19 has shut down hundreds of cleanups, leaving parks and waterways filthy

[This article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer.] Each year, people throughout Philly and the region emerge from winter and eagerly flock to green spaces, blissfully unaware that they all look so clean because thousands of volunteers have cleaned them. This year, that’s not the case, and it shows as litter — some of it…

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Cooper River is first urban waterway in N.J. to get upgraded protection

[This article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer] New Jersey has upgraded the protection status of 600 miles of rivers and streams, including a two-mile stretch of the Cooper River as it runs through Camden, making it the first urban waterway with such stringent safeguards in place. The state’s Department of Environmental Protection adopted the…

The Musconetcong flows toward the Delaware, as seen from the Hampton Bridge. PHOTO BY JANE PRIMERANO

Housing plan stirs concern about pollution in the Musconetcong River

The waste-.treatment facility for a proposed 333-unit development near the Musconetcong River in Hampton, N.J., may affect its water quality

The Delaware River Basin Commission meeting Sept. 11, 2019 at Mercer County Community College, from left: Pam Bush, Commission Secretary and Asst. Gen. Counsel; Kenneth Warren, Gen. Counsel; Bryan Ashby, Delaware; Kenneth Kosinski, New York; Steve Tambini, Ex. Dir., DRBC; LTC David Park, U.S.A.C.E.; Aneca Atkinson, Pa.; Jeffrey Hoffman, New Jersey PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Maybe it’s time to have a bake sale for the DRBC
Editorial report

Here we go again: Why does the DRBC get shortchanged when its work is important to four states and the federal government? And it’s the feds that are the real deadbeats, owing the DRBC more than $15,000,000 over 21 years.

Kevin Best of Hockessin stands among phragmites as he helps artist Sarah Kavage to harvest the invasive plant for an upcoming art project in the Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge near Wilmington. (Photo: WILLIAM BRETZGER, DELAWARE NEWS JOURNAL)

Could climate change shift the conversation on this invasive species?

[This article was originally published by The Delaware News Journal in partnership with WHYY.] On some summer mornings during Delaware’s prime beach season, Todd Fritchman can be spotted running along the sandy shores of the Atlantic Ocean or coaching squads of Baywatch look-a-likes on rip currents and rescues in Dewey Beach. But when his towel is hanging…