Gibbstown LNG Project: Many Hurdles Remain

A planned project to transport liquid natural gas from a plant in Pennsylvania to a port in New Jersey still has to finish a Rubik’s Cube-like puzzle of regulatory, logistical and legal hurdles before becoming a reality. Pieces of the complex plan have so far gained approvals from at least 19 different local, state and…
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27 miles to go: getting the last piece of the Delaware swimmable and fishable

Of the 330 miles of the main stem Delaware River, only 27 miles aren't swimmable and fishable -- the designations used by the Clean Water Act as the national goal for all waters. But there's a plan afoot to find solutions.
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DRBC’s Climate Change Committee weighs risks in the near- and far-term.

A new DRBC climate change committee seeks to get the best-informed, most reliable data for the entire Delaware River watershed and work on local problems that sea-level rise is already creating, as well as discovering what the future holds.
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Fears for safety and climate surround LNG export terminal planned on the Delaware

Plans for a new half-billion-dollar liquefied natural gas export terminal on the Delaware River in South Jersey were greenlighted by the Delaware River Basin Commission on Wednesday
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LNG Gibbstown, N.J. Project Inching Through Permitting Process

The controversial construction of a second dock at the Rapauno Port & Rail Terminal in Gibbstown, N.J. may be approved at the Delaware River Basin Commission's (DRBC) fourth-quarter business meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. 
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Delaware Water Gap Rockfall Plan: It’s Local Officials vs. DOT

One of I-80s most picturesque sites is the subject of a years-long argument between NJDOT, who say traffic on the road is endangered by falling rocks, and local officials who don't believe the NJDOT.
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Grants plant the seed for projects to grow in the watershed
Conservation fund aids on-the-ground improvements

The Musconetcong Watershed Association is building partnerships and projects with the help of the federally funded Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund.
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Liquified natural gas project in Gibbstown panned as unsafe

A contentious expansion of a dock in Gibbstown, N.J. that would encourage transportation of LNG from Pa, over road or rail to the site in NJ is awaiting a decision from the Delaware River Basin Commission.
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DRBC continues to be underfunded in demanding times

The Delaware River's most significant regulatory agency, the Delaware River Basin Commission has, once again, only received about half of the money promised to it by the states and the federal government representative that created it in 1961.
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Delgado: I still support a Delaware River Congressional Caucus

Play Video The 8th Annual (Virtual) Delaware River Watershed Forum opened with a town hall-style meeting with U.S. Rep Antonio Delgado (NY-17). Friends of the Upper Delaware Executive Director Jeff Skelding hosted the meeting, and highlighted a question I’ve been asking for a while: What about a Delaware River Congressional Caucus?
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Conference season is ZOOOMING upon us

Fall is conference season in the Delaware watershed and they provide lots of ways to stay up-to-date with current research and projects, with a twist: Covid is making them all virtual so there are likely some you could attend without having the expense of overnight accommodation!
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