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A news magazine about the Delaware River and the people who use it.

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.
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A potpourri of problems for scientists in the Delaware River and Bay

Microplastics are a hot topic in the Delaware River and bay, as are PFAS and various harmful bacteria near the outflow of wastewater treatment plants all over the watershed. The unsung work of the DRBC's advisory committees is ON it!!!
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An unusual public hearing for a piece of a big project on the Delaware

So, out of the blue, the Delaware River Basin Commission set a public hearing for the Gibbstown Logistics Center for a new second dock at its site, which is still under construction on the shores of the Delaware River. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
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How goes the flow? This Delaware River committee wants to know

Anglers who fish in the West Branch of the Delaware River are among the people most interested in how much water there is in the river and how warm the water is. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
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Going buggy for trout

One of the drift boats in the One Bug trout fishing competition on the West Branch of the Delaware River, you can just catch sight of one of the competitors as the river takes it quickly downstream. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
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Not too much, not too little. Not too warm, not too cold. How to get Delaware River water just right

How much water is released when from the three upriver New York State reservoirs concerns everyone downstream. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
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Time to stop shortchanging the DRBC
Editorial Report

The Delaware River Basin Commission is charged with looking after the water quality and quantity of the Delaware River for the millions of people in the four states that border it, but only Delaware is keeping its bargain.
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Art teams up with science: #4theDelaware

Scolding, brow beating and bullying may not (what a surprise) be the best way to change hearts, minds and beliefs about climate change. Artists and scientists in the Delaware River watershed are coming together to explore new ways to respect disagreements yet still work toward understanding.
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The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Science Summit 2019
Letting the Tweets tell the story (all 188 of them!)

Jennifer Adkins, executive director of the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, welcomes all to the PDE 2019 Science Summit.
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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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