Pennsylvania DEP awards more than $500,000 in project funding to protect Delaware Estuary Coastal Zone

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $573,000 to 10 projects to protect and restore the Delaware...
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DRBC to study chemical from rubber tire particles as source of water contamination

Researchers in the Delaware River watershed are gearing up to study what they consider an emerging water pollutant of concern:...
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Marist College students create a video about New York City’s reservoirs

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Solutions to New Jersey flooding: Improved funding and public policies

Flooding in New Jersey will persist as climate change brings heavier and more frequent rains and development encourages runoff, panelists...
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EPA hearing focuses on new dissolved oxygen rules for section of Delaware River

The tussle over revising the uses of the urban section of the Delaware River, as well as the accompanying water...
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Could the DRBC finally get the federal money it’s owed? Maybe

If "Ensure Funding For Our Environment Act" passes, the Delaware River Basin Commission will finally get its full fair share of...
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How the town of Cannonsville became the Cannonsville Reservoir

In the 1960s, the town of Cannonsville and four of its neighboring communities were razed.  A total of 1,000 residents...
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Chester LNG plant viewed as dead after Biden directive, opponents say

Opponents of a plan to site a liquified natural gas plant in Chester, Pa., applauded a White House directive that...
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The quest to get the Lackawaxen federally designated as a Wild and Scenic River

If supporters of the Lackawaxen River, a jewel of the Upper Delaware River watershed, get their way, the river will...
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Invasive blue catfish threaten marine ecosystems in Delaware River Watershed

Editor’s note: This story first appeared on NJ Spotlight News. It is republished here with permission. “This is ground zero,”...
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$93M modernization project to protect Delaware Memorial Bridge from ship crashes

A $93 million project aims to update a system that protects the Delaware Memorial Bridge against ships crashing into one...
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Latest salvo in the battle to save endangered sturgeon comes from the Philadelphia Water Department

As the largest single source of treated wastewater in the Delaware Estuary, the Philadelphia Water Department contributes the lion's share...
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