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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.

A surprise guest at a recent Water Quality Advisory Committee meeting! Serge the Sturgeon wants to make sure the Delaware River is a good place to raise his kids. GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY CELIA HELFRICH

Complex computer modeling assesses Delaware River health

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.

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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…

Bridget Brady from the Delaware Riverkeeper Network addresses the Delaware River Basin Commission on Dec. 11, 2019. Lots of green head bands that say: No PennEast. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

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.

Fog shrouds the gap in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Areas. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

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 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

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

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…

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The Camden Collaborative Initiative 2019 Environmental Conference

Interstate 80 and the Delaware River run through the Delaware Water Gap, separating New Jersey and Pennsylvania. -- Steve Novak | For lehighvalleylive.com | LightHawk

4 of the biggest threats facing the Delaware River, according to experts

Four threats to the Delaware River: Pollution, especially plastic pollution; climate change; development and dissociation

Matamoras, Pa., on the Delaware. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

DRBC intensifies its focus on climate change

How will climate change affect the Delaware River Basin? That’s the question that the Delaware River Basin Commission wants to answer.

Pennsylvania State Representative Rosemary Brown admits to being surprised by the NJDOT plan. PHOTO BY JANE PRIMERANO

Wall on I-80 gets cold shoulder from Pa. and N.J. neighbors

Special to Delaware Currents KNOWLTON TWP., NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation wants to build a barrier to protect drivers from falling rocks along a section of I-80 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area that some have called the “Jurassic Park fence.” Neighbors and officials aren’t happy at the prospect and held a meeting…