Delaware River

Urgent Help Needed

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

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


Learn More About Pipelines -- Link to Info Here

Please take action on the alert below. But there are many pipeline issues and lots going on in communities regarding gas pipelines and infrastructure. Please take note and also check out our Pipeline Ongoing Issues page and our activity to the right on this page.

Thank you for standing up to defend against gas infrastructure!

Thirteen new and/or expanding pipelines are already proposed to travel through the boundaries of the Delaware River watershed.
 New pipelines and expansions are proposed to cut through the counties of: Berks, Chester, Delaware...  Learn More


Stop the Trade Deal That Harms Our River, Jobs and Democracy

President Obama is secretly negotiating a new trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement (TPP). Leaked sections demonstrate it is light on environmental preservation and heavy on corporate protection. 
The TPP would give foreign corporations the right to sue our government for millions of dollars if they believe a U.S. environmental law has diminished its ability to make profits – Canada is being sued under similar provisions in NAFTA for a ban on fracking passed by Quebec. 
The TPP will give special status to new countries who will then benefit from automatic approval for LNG export plans – including Japan, Vietnam and soon...  Learn More


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