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.
500 people pack meeting on using Lehigh River dam to combat drought
The F.E.Walter Dam on the Lehigh River is managed by the U.S.A.C.E., and it is undertaking a study to reevaluate its use — causing a hubbub in the communities in its watershed.
Meeting Thursday on F.E. Walter Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are reviewing the operations of the F.E. Walter Dam in a three-year study and are holding a public meeting about the study on Jan 9, 2020 in White Haven, PA
The Six Weeks of NewsMatch:
Week No. 3
On the third Monday of every month, I’m on the radio! It’s a small public radio station — WJFF — much like Delaware Currents is: small but important. The community for WJFF is mostly the residents where it broadcasts: two of our four watershed states, way up in the upper watershed, in Sullivan and Delaware…
Complex computer modeling assesses Delaware River health
Third in a series: dissolved oxygen and the Atlantic sturgeon
Because the Delaware River is so much cleaner, the Atlantic sturgeon, an endangered species, has returned. Sometimes, in some areas of the river, there’s not enough oxygen for their young to thrive. The Delaware River Basin Commission is working on a model to see what’s needed to support those young fish.
Take a tour through the Delaware Water Gap, the crown jewel that nearly disappeared
[This article was originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer.] Fog snaked its way through the Delaware Water Gap on an early October morning, just like the river beneath it, clouding the view from the summit of Mount Tammany, the New Jersey peak that forms the gap’s eastern side. Blue jays shrieked and red-tailed hawks made…
DRBC listens to long list of problems with PennEast and many demands to shut down its application
Lots of people and organizations spoke out against the PennEast Pipeline at the Dec. 11, 2019 meeting of rthe Delaware River Basin Commission.
Feds eye entrance fees for Delaware Water Gap park
The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is proposing entrance fees to help it deal with crowding and high demand for campsites.
From the set of the live TV panel discussion of climate change
From the set of the live TV panel discussion of climate change produced by the students of Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media. Meg McGuire (yours truly) in the center, flanked on the left by Timothy Hall, NASA senior scientist, and on the right by Louis Biondolillo, the student host of Focus: Climate. PHOTO COURTESY OF MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
The Six Weeks of NewsMatch:
Week No. 1
It’s NewsMatch time again… Some of you might remember this from last year. In November and December, I try and raise as much money as I can because every dollar gets matched (up to $1,000). This is a drive for donations from people who care about journalism AND the environment, specifically the Delaware River. Given…