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.
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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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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.
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‘The Water We Share’: Religious Leaders Make a Call to Action

No matter what your religous affilation, there's a scriptural basis for environmental action to protect our water, according to religious leaders who spoke at the annual dinner of the Lehigh Dialogue Center, held at the Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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ALL the watershed folks were in Allentown, PA to talk about ALL the watershed issues (there are lots of them!!)
But the work continues!

The Coalition for the Delaware Watershed held its annual conference in Allentown Oct.,16 and 17th. Here are all the tweets that Delaware Currents sent out gathered together!!
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