Delaware Riverkeeper Network urgently needs your help and support on the following issues:
A new trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership is being negotiated in secret between the United States and 12 nations from the Pacific Rim including Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. While China is not currently party to this secret dealmaking, it is believed that they and others will eventually become a part of the pact.
Why do we care?
Because if this trade agreement is passed, it could mean the undermining and unraveling of our nation’s environmental protection... Learn More
Support the Proposal to List the Red Knot Under the Endangered Species Act – But Urge a Listing of Endangered Rather than Just Threatened.
Red knots that migrate through Delaware Bay have declined by 75 percent or more since the 1980s, in part because of dramatic declines in horseshoe crab eggs in Delaware Bay, which the birds rely on for food along their 9,300-mile journey from the southern tip of South America to the Arctic.
The... Learn More
NEWS!!! The Coast Guard says they will “count on the record” comments submitted regarding the proposed “policy letter” through December 6, 2013. We could call this a “win” for the public who has complained about the inadequacy of the public participation process and the comment period specifically - the short comment period, the web portal being shut down for several days and legal holidays eating into the short comment period. It certainly does help to have another week to submit comments and we are sure the public will use this period of time.
However, this... Learn More
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.