Delaware Riverkeeper Network urgently needs your help and support on the following issues:
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
Call and write your local representative and senator as well as to the members of the Environmental Resources and Energy Committees in both houses of the General Assembly. Tell them to vote NO on HB 1565 which removes the requirement for buffers installed under the Clean Streams Law to avoid pollution of the waters of the commonwealth and allows other management practices without guaranteeing the same nutrient and sediment removal rates.
Pennsylvania State Representative Marcia Hahn (138th Legislative District) introduced legislation that would eliminate or drastically... Learn More
Representative Seth Grove has proposed a sweeping piece of legislation (House Bill 2115) designed to remove and diminish authority from local and municipal governments and to displace and revoke their ability to enforce ordinances and make decisions designed to protect their communities and environments. This legislation referred to the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on March 19, 2014, is not only illegal and unconstitutional but... 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.