Delaware Riverkeeper Network urgently needs your help and support on the following issues:
Tell New Jersey Legislators: Ban Frack Waste, Override Governor Christie’s Veto Now!
New Jersey’s Legislature passed A575/S253, legislation that prohibits of the dumping of frack waste in New Jersey, by a bi-partisan overwhelming majority. But Governor Christie ignored the Legislature’s attempt to prevent pollution from this highly toxic waste and vetoed the Bill. We need to tell our legislators to vote to override the veto and keep this hazardous waste out of our drinking water and communities. This waste was brought into New Jersey before and could be again unless this bill is made into law.
Over the coming weeks we will be pushing for the override vote through various... Learn More
In a website posting and email alert the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced that it is reaching out to seek public assistance in gathering data on Atlantic sturgeon.
The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is asking the public to report any interactions they have with Atlantic Sturgeon. According to their posting "Interactions may include accidentally catching a sturgeon while fishing, seeing a sturgeon washed up on a beach, or even watching a swimming sturgeon."
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If you stood next to a park or recreational trail used throughout the year and shot a gun up into the air so that gun shot rained down on that park or trail, even during times when people play, run, walk, cycle or otherwise use the area you'd be stopped by the authorities, probably ticketed or fined. If you continued those shoots 12 times a year every year you'd be in even bigger trouble. It would only take one call to get the authorities to act.
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Remember the River
The Delaware is the longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, flowing freely for 330 miles as it travels from New York state, through Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to the Atlantic Ocean.
Our Remember the River campaign is a tribute to the Delaware. Learn more about this campaign.