River Pointe Logistics project draws criticism from planners and public
By Chris Mele | May 23, 2023
The proposed River Pointe Logistics project near the Delaware River, with its immense building footprints and projected traffic, drew rebukes...
It’s not too late to remedy warehouse impacts in New Jersey, experts say
By Chris Mele | May 16, 2023
Ask Ben Spinelli, the executive director of the Highlands Council, a New Jersey regional planning group, whether there are still...
New Tocks Island book chronicles local grassroots opposition
By Chris Mele | May 12, 2023
The way David Pierce looks at it, the failed effort to dam a part of the Delaware River more than...
New Jersey warehouse opponents create a new coalition
By Chris Mele | May 9, 2023
To take a drive along the narrow two-lane roads of Franklin Township in Warren County, N.J., is to take a...
How did the ‘Amazonification’ of New Jersey happen?
Shifts in global trade have had a bigger influence in the growth of warehouses than the pandemic, experts said.
By Chris Mele | May 2, 2023
The pandemic has not had the outsized influence on the explosive growth of warehouses in New Jersey as conventional wisdom...
Old ways of thinking about Delaware River Basin flooding no longer apply
By Chris Mele | May 1, 2023
The last record-setting floods in the Delaware River Basin are inadequate baselines to prepare for the extreme weather to come...
Gibbstown LNG project hit with yet another setback
By Chris Mele | April 26, 2023
A federal agency on Monday denied a critical permit at the heart of a controversial proposal to bring liquified natural...
Special report: New Jersey warehouses bloom in the Delaware River watershed
88 million square feet of warehouses are coming to just 14 counties in New Jersey. Where does your county rank?
By Chris Mele | April 25, 2023
It’s well known that New Jersey is rife with warehouse and distribution centers, which have sprouted like weeds throughout the...
Proposed Poconos warehouses would harm quality of life and waters, opponents warn
By Chris Mele | April 24, 2023
Three warehouses proposed in the Poconos would endanger sensitive wetlands and waterways, pollute the air and undermine the region’s quality...
Report gives Delaware Estuary and Basin a ‘fair’ health rating
Editor’s note: For Earth Day, Delaware Currents is reporting on the 2022 TREB, a 400-plus-page technical assessment of the health of the Delaware Estuary and Basin.
By Chris Mele | April 22, 2023
The health of the Delaware Estuary and Basin remains unchanged since 2008, earning a “fair” rating based on a blend...