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Displaying 44 Advocacy Success Cases

In 2005, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network led the creation and submission of a petition to the U.S.

The morning of February 20, 2018, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network learned of a new, major threat to Atlantic Sturgeon posed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Key player in constructing and maintaining a biofilter wetland and riparian buffer corridor throughout Camden County's park system (NJ) that is improving water quality and habitat.

Project Suspended!

April 2013 the Commonwealth Pipeline proposal was suspended with the following company announcement:

"The sponsors of Commonwealth Pipeline have suspended development of the project. We will be updating the website periodically to provide current information regarding the project's status. Thank you for your continued interest and patience."      

Defeated construction of Chubb Run Dam in Middletown Township, Bucks County, PA.

Defeated construction of proposed Rock Run Dam - a 9-foot high 600-foot long flood control dam that would have been built by PADEP across Rock Run Creek. Lower Makefield, PA.

Helped community organize and defeat proposed Conectiv gas fired power plant in Bordentown, NJ.

Successfully Defeated Synagro and Waste Management Inc.’s Proposed Sludge Drying Plant at Grand Central Landfillin Plainfield Twp., next to Pen Argyl, Northampton County, PA, working with local residents and government.

Delaware Riverkeeper Network led an effort that defeated the construction of an artificial turf field at the Radnor Middle School

Helped the community defend the South Branch Pennsauken Creek from a 308-unit residential development project.