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    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.

Interstate 80 and the Delaware River run through the Delaware Water Gap, separating New Jersey and Pennsylvania. -- Steve Novak | For lehighvalleylive.com | LightHawk

4 of the biggest threats facing the Delaware River, according to experts

Four threats to the Delaware River: Pollution, especially plastic pollution; climate change; development and dissociation

Matamoras, Pa., on the Delaware. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

DRBC intensifies its focus on climate change

How will climate change affect the Delaware River Basin? That’s the question that the Delaware River Basin Commission wants to answer.

Pennsylvania State Representative Rosemary Brown admits to being surprised by the NJDOT plan. PHOTO BY JANE PRIMERANO

Wall on I-80 gets cold shoulder from Pa. and N.J. neighbors

Special to Delaware Currents KNOWLTON TWP., NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation wants to build a barrier to protect drivers from falling rocks along a section of I-80 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area that some have called the “Jurassic Park fence.” Neighbors and officials aren’t happy at the prospect and held a meeting…

Sandra Meola, executive director of the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed, welcomes environmentalists, scientists, government officials and academics to its 7th annual conference. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

ALL the watershed folks were in Allentown, PA to talk about ALL the watershed issues (there are lots of them!!)
But the work continues!

The Coalition for the Delaware Watershed held its annual conference in Allentown Oct.,16 and 17th. Here are all the tweets that Delaware Currents sent out gathered together!!

Not far from Pepacton  Reservoir and Downsville off Gregory Hollow Road, federal grant money is helping to pay for a new, much-needed culvert to prevent flooding. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

So what’s happening in the upper, upper Delaware? (A lot)

At the Friends of the Upper Delaware’s Water, Water Everywhere conference, collaboration was the star of the show. Here are all the tweets from Delaware Currents from the conference.

U.S.Rep Antonio Delgado (D-19) speaking in Deposit, N.Y. at a press conference celebrating funding for conservation projects in Delaware and Sullivan counties in New York. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado promises support for a Delaware River Congressional caucus
Delaware Currents exclusive

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-19) at a recent press conference in Deposit, N.Y. held to celebrate $1.2 million federal dollars coming to the Upper Delawre River. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Graphic Illustration by Celia Helfrich

Wastewater treatment plants: problem and solution for a healthier Delaware River
Second in a series: dissolved oxygen and the Atlantic sturgeon

Just like us, fish need oxygen to breath, though they get their oxygen from the water they swim in. The Atlantic sturgeon is an endangered species that has returned to the cleaner Delaware River but their future is threatened because sometimes there isn’t enough oxygen for their young to thrive.

Graphic Illustration by Celia Helfrich

Clean water? Mind your pees and carbons!

The first in a series that examines the delicate relationship between dissolved oxygen in the Delaware River and Bay and an endangered species, the Atlantic sturgeon.

An SRO crowd gathered at the Hancock, N.Y. headquarters of the Friends of the Upper Delaware to hear the details of the new flow plan for the Delaware River. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Finding the Goldilocks solution: Getting the temperature just right in the Delaware River

How two New York City reservoirs capture and release Delaware River headwaaters has been a bone of contention in the upper river for years. A solution for part of the problem may be in sight. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

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States and feds leave DRBC high and dry — again
Editorial Report

Time and again, the Delaware River Basin Commission has to recalculate and reassess its projects because the states and the federal government fail to live up to their financial promises.