Regulators and Watershed Organizations
By Meg McGuire | November 13, 2023
This story is a revision of a previous story about the public hearings held on Monday, Nov. 13, about the...
By Meg McGuire | October 28, 2023
"Water, Water Everywhere" is the annual conference of the Friends of the Upper Delaware River. Congressman Marc Molinaro (NY-19) was...
‘If we forget our connection to the natural world, the real world, we are lost as a society, a nation and a species’
By Meg McGuire | October 3, 2023
This is a speech given by Fred Kowal on Sept. 27 at the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed annual...
By Cloey Callahan | September 20, 2023
New York City in 1997 rolled out a program across Delaware, Greene, Sullivan, Schoharie and Ulster counties to protect its...
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...
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
By Meg McGuire | February 17, 2023
The Delaware River Basin serves a population of 14.2 million people, up from 13.6 million based on population figures from...
For the first time in a dozen years, the feds will pay their fair share of DRBC funding
The federal government has allocated $715,000 to the commission but only for this year.
By Meg McGuire | February 9, 2023
There's good news about funding for the Delaware River Basin Commission. The shortfall between what the states and the federal...
‘We’re not going to beat Mother Nature’: Tackling climate change in the Delaware River basin
Environmental officials say urgency and innovative thinking are needed
By Chris Mele | February 1, 2023
The effects of climate change are already readily apparent in the Delaware Estuary and the window to respond is rapidly...
A ‘sobering’ look at the effects of climate change on the Delaware Estuary
“The challenges we are facing are really immense,” a keynote speaker on Monday warned.
By Chris Mele | January 30, 2023
Climate trends in the Delaware Estuary and Basin reflect a blend of spiking temperatures, with a growing number of 90-degree-plus...
DRBC adopts new rules to prohibit fracking wastewater discharges
The commission tightened rules for Delaware River water to be exported for fracking and the importation of fracked wastewater.
By Meg McGuire | December 7, 2022
Ever since the DRBC banned fracking in the watershed in February 2021, the issue that has environmental activists alarmed is...
DRBC set to vote on fracked wastewater ban
The commission on Wednesday will consider a rule to ban the import or discharge of fracking wastewater in the basin
By Meg McGuire | December 5, 2022
As is often the way with the really interesting proposals that the Delaware River Basin Commission votes on, it's hard...
By Chris Mele | November 20, 2023