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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Delaware River named River of the Year by national environmental organization

[This article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer] American Rivers, an environmental advocacy group, has named the Delaware as its river of the year for 2020, hailing it as a “national success story” for its dramatic revitalization from the decades it spent polluted by industrial and sewage waste. “The Delaware shows how a healthy river can be…
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COVID-19 has shut down hundreds of cleanups, leaving parks and waterways filthy

[This article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer.] Each year, people throughout Philly and the region emerge from winter and eagerly flock to green spaces, blissfully unaware that they all look so clean because thousands of volunteers have cleaned them. This year, that’s not the case, and it shows as litter — some of it…
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Cooper River is first urban waterway in N.J. to get upgraded protection

[This article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer] New Jersey has upgraded the protection status of 600 miles of rivers and streams, including a two-mile stretch of the Cooper River as it runs through Camden, making it the first urban waterway with such stringent safeguards in place. The state’s Department of Environmental Protection adopted the…
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Housing plan stirs concern about pollution in the Musconetcong River

The waste-.treatment facility for a proposed 333-unit development near the Musconetcong River in Hampton, N.J., may affect its water quality
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Maybe it’s time to have a bake sale for the DRBC

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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Could climate change shift the conversation on this invasive species?

[This article was originally published by The Delaware News Journal in partnership with WHYY.] On some summer mornings during Delaware’s prime beach season, Todd Fritchman can be spotted running along the sandy shores of the Atlantic Ocean or coaching squads of Baywatch look-a-likes on rip currents and rescues in Dewey Beach. But when his towel is hanging…
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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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Whitewater fans fear change at Lehigh dam, wonder why New York City is involved

Businesses that rely on releases from the F.E. Walter Dam are worried about its future -- worried that a review of the current use of the dam by its manager -- the U.S.A.C.E. -- might impact those releases.
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500 people pack meeting on using Lehigh River dam to combat drought

The F.E.Walter Dam on the Lehigh River is managed by the U.S.A.C.E., and it is undertaking a study to reevaluate its use -- causing a hubbub in the communities in its watershed.
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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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