People and Places

New Tocks Island book chronicles local grassroots opposition

The way David Pierce looks at it, the failed effort to dam a part of the Delaware River more than...
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Delaware River and Bay Authority plans a new ferry fleet

Every year, the fleet of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry transports about 800,000 passengers and close to 300,000 vehicles across a...
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NYCDEP looks to assuage fears about the Delaware Aqueduct shutdown

The date for the Delaware Aqueduct shutdown still stands at Oct. 1 but if meteorological conditions aren't right, there's a...
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Full steam ahead for the Delaware Aqueduct shutdown
The public is invited to three New York City DEP presentations on its repair plans for the fall.

The temporary shutdown of the Delaware Aqueduct that was postponed last year is scheduled to happen on Oct. 1, and...
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Restoring the (other) artwork of Washington crossing the Delaware
Money is being raised to restore a 1921 mural of Washington's crossing for the nation’s 250th birthday in three years.

While looking into the history of Washington Crossing Historic Park for a book she was working on, Pat Millen discovered...
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Population served by the Delaware River Basin jumps by 600,000
New census figures reveal that 14.2 million people are served by the basin

The Delaware River Basin serves a population of 14.2 million people, up from 13.6 million based on population figures from...
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‘The Big Think’ with Andrew Johnson
A series of conversations with people who have worked in and for the watershed, sharing their expertise and knowledge

Andrew Johnson was an environmental grant-maker at the William Penn Foundation from 2001-21 and oversaw its Watershed Protection Program for...
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$500,000 grant to help the Neversink River
A National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant will be used to develop a watershed management plan

The Sullivan County (N.Y.) Planning Division has received a $500,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to develop...
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More than $235 million in revenue tied to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
An economic impact report finds it also supports more than 2,600 jobs

Tourism tied to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area generated more than $235 million for local businesses, supported 2,686...
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