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FERCenomics

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.28.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper In March, a jury awarded $4.3 million to two Pennsylvania families that drank well wate...

Join the March for a Clean Energy Revolution

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.02.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper More than 40 years ago, the urgent dangers of man-made climate change became apparent. ...

Protecting Our Rights Isn't a Pipe Dream

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.03.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Every month, inside the walls of glass and concrete of a Washington, DC, office buildin...

Examining the Fracking Power of FERC

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.22.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper A fast-growing web of interstate pipelines to service the fracked-shale-gas industry is...

How Pennsylvanians Took a Stand for a Healthy Environment

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.09.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Rights to pure water, clean air, and a healthy environment have been vindicated twice i...

Why All States Should All Have a New York State of Mind

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.09.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

We all need pure water, clean air, and the healthy environment necessary to support and sustain healthy lives, yet political leaders fail to give environmental rights the same protections they give other fundamental rights like freedom of speech.

Controversial Marcellus Shale Gas Pipeline Threatens Delaware River Basin and Rural Communities in the Northeast

Wild River Review | Posted 01.21.2015 | Green
Wild River Review

The Delaware is the longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, flowing for 330 miles as it travels from New York State, through Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to the Atlantic Ocean.

Court: Key Environmental Law Doesn't Apply to Part of Enbridge Keystone XL "Clone"

Steve Horn | Posted 10.19.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

A U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that Enbridge's 600-mile-long Flanagan South Pipeline, a Keystone XL "clone," is legally cleared to proceed opening for business in October.

Recent Federal Court Decision Could Muddy Waters for Keystone XL South, Flanagan South

Steve Horn | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

In the Delaware Riverkeeper v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) case, judges ruled that a continuous pipeline project cannot be segmented into multiple parts to avoid a comprehensive National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review. This is what Kinder Morgan proposed and did for its Northeast Upgrade Project.

The Right to Clean Water

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper My son went to the faucet for a glass of water to drink. It came out clean, clear, and...

The Power of Protest

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the worl...

A New Weapon in the Fight against Fracking

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.04.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Reading about the ravages of gas drilling, or fracking, often leaves people feeling d...