Delaware River

Urgent Help Needed

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


Send a Gift of Knowledge re Gas Drilling to Legislators


DRN_Report_Unsafe+Unsustainable_fr 1.jpg Send the gift of knowledge today – send your favorite legislator(s) a copy of “Unsafe & Unsustainable”, a review of the Center for Sustainable Shale Gas (CSSD) Performance Standards which demonstrates and documents why these flawed standards cannot and do not make shale gas extraction, including drilling and fracking safe.
 
Not only will you be delivering the gift of good knowledge, but in so doing you will make sure your legislator...  Learn More


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Tell your NJ State Senator to Ban Frack Waste!


On August 11, Governor Christie officially vetoed the Frack Waste Ban Bill, legislation that would prohibit the treatment and discharge of toxic and radioactive frack waste in our state.  The legislation would also prevent polluted fracked drill cuttings from being dumped in our landfills and liquid waste from being sprayed on roads as a de-icer or dust suppressant like they allow in Pennsylvania and New York.

We need your state Senator to vote to override the Governor’s veto – if all the Senators who voted for S1041, the Frack Waste Ban Bill, voted for the override, this legislation will become law.
 
Please take a minute to send a letter to your Senator today to...  Learn More


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Headquarters Road Bridge - rehab NOT replace


HeadquartersRdBridge before closures.jpgPennDOT is recommending replacement of the Headquarters Bridge Road in Tinicum Township, Bucks County with a new two lane structure.   This bridge was built in 1812 and experts say it’s a key element in the Ridge Valley Rural Historic District and the Federal Wild and Scenic River designation for the Tinicum Creek and the Lower Delaware River. Replacing the bridge also threatens water quality in the Tinicum Creek, an exceptional value stream.  Transportation experts say a two lane bridge will also lead to an increase...  Learn More


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