Delaware Riverkeeper Network urgently needs your help and support on the following issues:
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
The President is seeking a grant of authority from Congress that would allow him to negotiate tradedeals in secret, without congressional input or guidance, to sign that agreement, to write legislation that would make the terms of the agreement U.S. federal law, and only then to send the legislation and the deal directly to the Congress for an up or down vote through a time-limited process that would forbid any and all proposed amendments and would limit any debate.
The environmental... 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.