Delaware River

Urgent Help Needed

Delaware Riverkeeper Network urgently needs your help and support on the following issues:

Help Stop Geryville Mine From Destroying Hosensack Creek & Wetlands

Despite years of resistance and opposition from the local municipality, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and the community, Geryville Mining Company continues to seek permission from PA DEP District Mining (DEP) to dig a new quarry that would irreparably harm the Hosensack Creek, its tributaries, fragile Exceptional Value wetlands in the watershed, and sensitive animals that flourish there.  

Please write a letter now to DEP urging them to give the public adequate time to review the complete quarry application and to hold public hearings.  Tell them the mine would cause irreparable harm to a flourishing and diverse region and degrade Exceptional Value wetlands and the Hosensack...  Learn More


Protect Beaver Creek in Bucks by Protecting Historic Clay Ridge Bridge

PennDOT is targeting another historic bridge over an environmentally sensitive stream in Bucks County for demolition and replacement. Tell PennDOT to stop its destructive practices that eliminate historic structures and threaten water quality. A consultant for PennDOT is currently collecting comments for the historic Clay Ridge Road Bridge in Tinicum Township. 
Last spring high waters at a PennDOT bridge replacement project in Point Pleasant washed truckloads of stones into the Tohickon Creek near the confluence with the Delaware River. Two other PennDOT bridge projects in Tinicum Township caused traffic problems and fouled the Tinicum Creek. The waterway is listed as...  Learn More


Help Give the Hosensack Creek the Exceptional Value Protection It Deserves

Hosensack.PNG The Hosensack Creek, a tributary to the Perkiomen Creek flows through a rich area of forests, protected open space and preserved farms with rolling hills and historical features throughout that make it a unique natural region for Lehigh and Montgomery County residents and visitors alike. Healthy wetlands support federally threatened and state endangered species. Within the Hosensack’s waters, reproducing wild trout thrive and reproduce. Their presence indicates this stream deserves stronger protection than...  Learn More


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