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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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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Take a tour through the Delaware Water Gap, the crown jewel that nearly disappeared

[This article was originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer.] Fog snaked its way through the Delaware Water Gap on an early October morning, just like the river beneath it, clouding the view from the summit of Mount Tammany, the New Jersey peak that forms the gap’s eastern side. Blue jays shrieked and red-tailed hawks made…
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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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Feds eye entrance fees for Delaware Water Gap park

The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is proposing entrance fees to help it deal with crowding and high demand for campsites.
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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
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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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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…
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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.
Read More

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
Read More

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.
Read More

Take a tour through the Delaware Water Gap, the crown jewel that nearly disappeared

[This article was originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer.] Fog snaked its way through the Delaware Water Gap on an early October morning, just like the river beneath it, clouding the view from the summit of Mount Tammany, the New Jersey peak that forms the gap’s eastern side. Blue jays shrieked and red-tailed hawks made…
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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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Feds eye entrance fees for Delaware Water Gap park

The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is proposing entrance fees to help it deal with crowding and high demand for campsites.
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The Six Weeks of NewsMatch: Week No.1

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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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