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
Third in a series: dissolved oxygen and the Atlantic sturgeon

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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From the set of the live TV panel discussion of climate change

From the set of the live TV panel discussion of climate change produced by the students of Montclair State University's School of Communication and Media. Meg McGuire (yours truly) in the center, flanked on the left by Timothy Hall, NASA senior scientist, and on the right by Louis Biondolillo, the student host of Focus: Climate. PHOTO COURTESY OF MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
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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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