Protections for water quality are heading to the chopping block as the NJDEP announced a stakeholder meeting will be held tomorrow on the Water Quality Management Planning Rules. These important rules, which determine where sewers can go, were delayed and rolled back by the Legislature and Governor just last month.
WHAT: People to visit the Delaware River Basin Commission Public (DRBC) Meeting
WHERE: Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA; Auditorium
WHEN: 1:30 pm, Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Environmental Coalition Highlights Needed Next Steps in Rebuilding
Trenton, NJ-- Today a coalition of environmental groups released report cards grading the actions of government bodies in the year after Superstorm Sandy. As we mark its one year anniversary, it is important to assess what worked, what didn't, and what changes need to be made. The report cards measure what different government agencies and leaders have done so we can determine next steps in the recovery and rebuilding efforts.
Washington: Today Waterkeeper Alliance and Yadkin Riverkeeper released new findings that toxic coal ash is still pouring into the Dan River in North Carolina. Earlier in the day, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Raleigh launched a Federal Grand Jury Investigation into the spill, the third largest coal ash spill in US history. Clean Water Action Campaign Director Lynn Thorp released this statement.