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Two Industrious Innkeepers

Kerri Allen | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

B&B's get mixed reviews. Some find the experience intrusive, with innkeepers acting more like nosy relatives than hospitality professionals. Others relish the history seeping out of mahogany armoires and well-thumbed "take one, leave one" paperbacks.

Hundreds Relive Crucial Washington Revolutionary War Ride

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON CROSSING, N.J. (AP) — George Washington has made his annual Christmas Day ride across the Delaware River. W...

6 Must-sees in Bucks County, Pa.

Kerri Allen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Since its European "founding" in 1681, Bucks County has been a draw for those seeking quiet contemplation among nature. With Thanksgiving on the horizon and winter just beyond that, there's no better time to revel in the colors, tastes, and passionate people of this special spot in the Northeast.

The Other Fracking Problem

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Maya K. van Rossum, Delaware Riverkeeper The natural gas industry and its pipeline partners are constantly assuring us, through commercials on T...

Happy (100th) Birthday, Local 8!

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 07.28.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Join us in celebrating Local 8's birthday, a shining star in the labor movement "that brought you the weekend." Even better, visit the Tides of Freedom exhibit to learn more about the African Americans who contributed to the great maritime history of Philadelphia.

A Visit With Some Folks in Fracking Land

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

If we're going to continue to move forward with fracking, there has to be some mechanism for making the people who get run over by the process whole.

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
Maria Rodale

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

How Small Business Owners Make Decisions

Gene Marks | Posted 04.16.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Wouldn't it be great if small business owners had facts and stats whenever we needed to make a critical investment decision? Wouldn't it be great if every decision came down to a mathematical exercise, a simple calculation of return on investment without any other factors needing to be considered?

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 ...

Occupying the Delaware: Fractivists Call for Responsive Governance

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
Alison Rose Levy

According to a recent Forbes magazine article, Aubrey McClendon, the CEO of Chesapeake Gas, and the chief proponent for fracking, consumes $20,000 bo...

When Truth Is Scarier Than Fiction

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

The only way we're going to defeat the gas industry and protect our water is if people become informed about its dangerous ongoing practices on a massive scale.

Taking on Karl Rove

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Ruffalo

2010-11-01-frackingflame.jpg Congressman Maurice Hinchey is right to ask questions of gas companies that want to begin using hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from deep underground.

Lessons from Dimock, PA: Calling for a Moratorium on Natural Gas Drilling in New York

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

Do we take the dirty-energy money and run and screw the consequences? Or do we build something more sustainable that doesn't hurt the people around us? Which do you choose?

Natural Gas Drilling: Calling on New York to Stop This Unnatural Process

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

I don't know when America got to the point where someone can pour 590 chemicals into the ground with impunity -- where we have to argue for our right to know what's in our water and to protect our families.

Tourist Boat OVERTURNS After Barge Collision In Philadelphia

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHILADELPHIA — An amphibious sightseeing boat that stalled in the Delaware River was knocked over by an oncoming barge Wednesday, spilling 37 pe...

Power Plants Don't Have to Suck (Literally)

Steve Fleischli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Fleischli

Collectively, the power industry sucks in approximately 80 trillion gallons of water annually to cool their equipment. In the process, they kill on a massive scale fish, larvae and other aquatic organisms.