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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Complex computer modeling assesses Delaware River health
Scientists explore how to help young sturgeon thrive

Because the Delaware River is so much cleaner, the Atlantic sturgeon, an endangered species, has returned. Sometimes, in some areas of the river, there's not enough oxygen for their young to thrive. The Delaware River Basin Commission is working on a model to see what's needed to support those young fish.
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DRBC listens to long list of problems with PennEast and many demands to shut down its application

Lots of people and organizations spoke out against the PennEast Pipeline at the Dec. 11, 2019 meeting of rthe Delaware River Basin Commission.
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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.
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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!!
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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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The Six Weeks of NewsMatch:
Week No. 3

On the third Monday of every month, I’m on the radio! It’s a small public radio station — WJFF — much like Delaware Currents is: small but important. The community for WJFF is mostly the residents where it broadcasts: two of our four watershed states, way up in the upper watershed, in Sullivan and Delaware…
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Complex computer modeling assesses Delaware River health
Scientists explore how to help young sturgeon thrive

Because the Delaware River is so much cleaner, the Atlantic sturgeon, an endangered species, has returned. Sometimes, in some areas of the river, there's not enough oxygen for their young to thrive. The Delaware River Basin Commission is working on a model to see what's needed to support those young fish.
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DRBC listens to long list of problems with PennEast and many demands to shut down its application

Lots of people and organizations spoke out against the PennEast Pipeline at the Dec. 11, 2019 meeting of rthe Delaware River Basin Commission.
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The Six Weeks of NewsMatch: Week No.1

Have a look at the video: www.youtube.com
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The Six Weeks of NewsMatch:
Week No. 1

It’s NewsMatch time again… Some of you might remember this from last year. In November and December, I try and raise as much money as I can because every dollar gets matched (up to $1,000). This is a drive for donations from people who care about journalism AND the environment, specifically the Delaware River. Given…
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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.
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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!!
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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.
Read More

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
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