Delaware River

Urgent Help Needed

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

Fish Kills at Delaware City Refinery -- Comment Extension Needed

Stop the Fish Slaughter at the Delaware City Refinery --   It hurts fishing, recreation, jobs, and the health of the River for all.
The Delaware City Refinery has been killing an estimated 45 million fish a year. It has been doing so for 12 years without an up-to-date permit that complies with the requirements of the law. 
On August 31, 2002, the Clean Water Act permit for the Delaware City Refinery expired. The Clean Water Act says the Delaware City Refinery has to minimize the fish kills caused by their...  Learn More


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


Learn More About Pipelines -- Link to Info Here

To learn more about the harms of pipelines and the science regarding them, 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, Lebanon, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Schuylkill, and Wayne, Counties in Pennsylvania; Gloucester...  Learn More


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