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    DELAWARE CURRENTS ON WJFF-FM

    Meg McGuire is a regular guest on WJFF's program "Making Waves." The show is on every Monday at 8 p.m., Meg is on every third Monday to talk about current issues on the Delaware.

Representatives of the DRBC commissioners gather at Washington's Crossing, Pa, for its meeting on Dec. 12, 2018. From left to right, Kenneth J. Warren, General Counsel; Steve Tambini, executive director, DRBC; Jeffrey L. Hoffman, New Jersey; LTC. Kristen N. Dahle, U.S.A.C.E., federal representative; Kenneth Kosinski, New York; Aneca Atkinson, Pennsylvania; and Bryan Ashby, Delaware PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

See-saw wait for permanent ban on fracking continues

Sometimes, there’s an element of a see-saw (slow-moving, of course) at meetings of the Delaware River Basin Commission.

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Marcus Hook survives and tries to thrive despite energy boom and bust

Driving along 10th Street towards Marcus Hook, Pa. from Delaware. The Marcus Hook Industrial Complex (formerly Sunoco Logistics) is on both sides of the road. The site was once a refinery but is now a natural gas hub with lots of extra space for other businesses. VIDEO BY MEG MCGUIRE

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Of news deserts and ghost newspapers

This is an interview recorded on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at WJFF, the public radio station in Sullivan County for the radio programs Making Waves. The subject is the state of journalism today. The interviewer is Barbara Gref, and the two people being interviewed are Meg McGuire, founder, and publisher of Delaware Currents, and Chris Mele, a career journalist, and Meg’s husband.

Crossing the Delaware over the Walt Whitman Bridge, overlooking the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Applying Science to Policy in the Delaware River Basin
Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin Conference: a Twitter collection

Tank Creek,  one of six Pocono streams that could be classified as Exceptional Value. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Clean Streams Panel at East Stroudsburg University
Our Pocono Waters

PennFuture’s panels on the value of Pocono streams.

A room full of river people here in Cape May to share knowledge and maybe even have some fun!! PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The 6th Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum: A story told in tweets!!

A room full of river people here in Cape May, N.J., to share knowledge and maybe even have some fun!! PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The upper river, as seen from the bridge in Lordville, N.Y. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

How much water, when, and how cold it should be will be examined by a revived DRBC committee

The upper river, as seen from the bridge in Lordville, N.Y. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Jane Swift, from PA DCNR, leads the retreat attendees in a tree identification program (in the rain) at the Highlights Foundation site in Boyds Mills, Pa. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Turning Passion into Stewardship
Women and Their Woods

Women and Their Woods is a retreat held every two years to give women the resouces and knowledge they need to care for their woods and share that knowledge with others.

Not many sewer plants have a view like this. One of the settling tanks in the foreground and the mist-shrouded hills above Hancock, N.Y. in the background. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

What happens after you flush and why it matters to the Delaware River

You’re not going to believe me, but it’s fascinating.
There are big-city wastewater treatment facilities with a lot more bells and whistles, but seeing this system in Hancock, N.Y., gives you a pared-down version of a vital process.

The welcome sign for the growing conservation effort in Cherry Valley, Monroe County, Pa., which is being helped by the Land and Water Conservation Fund. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The Land and Water Conservation Fund: Bringing the puzzle pieces together (at least for a little while longer)

The welcome sign for the growing conservation effort in Cherry Valley, Monroe County, Pa., which is being helped by the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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