People and Places

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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Marist College students create a video about New York City’s reservoirs

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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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$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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Rival Delaware River ports go to court over Port Wilmington expansion

The operators of the main container terminal at the Port of Philadelphia and two other cargo terminals on the Delaware...
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Camp FIMFO plan divides Park Service and Upper Delaware Council

Until last year, the National Park Service and the Upper Delaware Council had never disagreed on determinations about whether a...
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Effort to create Delaware River National Park grinds on

Since steps were first announced in 2021 to create a national park straddling the Delaware River in New Jersey and...
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USS New Jersey to travel the Delaware River in 2024, headed for repairs

The nation’s most decorated battleship and a beloved tourist attraction, the USS New Jersey, is expected to be towed along the...
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$50 million federal grant boosts Port Wilmington expansion project

The much-discussed-and-delayed plan to expand Port Wilmington by turning the former Edgemoor titanium dioxide manufacturing site into a new, modern...
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Tookany/Tacony-Frankford: Water connects us

The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford waterways are a big name for what is really a rather small stream or two, or three, or...
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