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Maya K Van Rossum

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...

Defending Our Earth...and Our Rights

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.12.2017 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Forty-five years ago, communities around the nation marched to defend the earth. They b...

Help Shine a Light on FERC

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.25.2017 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has been "captured" by the very industr...

Examining the Fracking Power of FERC

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.22.2016 | 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 11.06.2016 | Green
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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...

4 Environmental Questions You Should Ask Politicians Today

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.15.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Across the nation, communities are standing up for their rights to pure water, clean ai...

3 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

The first Earth Day was an inspiration. On that day in 1970, 20 million people turned out to demand the protection and restoration of the earth, air, water, forests, natural lands, and species that support, sustain, and enrich every aspect of our lives.

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.

Defend Your Natural Rights

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
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by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Our rights to free speech and religious freedom are among the many fundamental rights...

Green Lawns Don't Make for 'Green' Yards

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

The natural world is awakening from a tough winter, and our yards are greening up as the weather warms. But are our yards really as "green" as they could be?

The Right to Clean Water

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
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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 Trans-Pacific Partnership's Environmental Implications

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Before our nation was aware of the hazards of fracking and shale gas development, the d...

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...

Natural Gas Drilling =
A Future of Dependence

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Contrary to the folktales the gas companies spin, shale gas development is not about e...

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...

The Importance of Trees

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper "Trees are dirty and they take my open space." Those were the complaints of a homeowne...

What Americans Get from Fracking

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green
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by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Americans get a lot out of the new technological process called hydrofracking (fracki...

Tell President Obama:
Don't Deepen the Delaware

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper For more than 20 years, my organization, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and I have ...