Tuesday, April 26, 2016

More than scenic

Delaware Water Gap defends against climate change

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NJ Spotlight

The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a resource enjoyed by millions annually for its spectacular vistas of steep cliffs, deep gorges, and rushing river. Now, a new analysis of the 70,000-acre park in New Jersey and Pennsylvania has concluded much of it can serve as a first-line defense against the expected loss of biodiversity from climate change.

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N.Y. denies water quality permit for pipeline project

New York Daily News

New York Gov. Cuomo and state environmental officials made a special Earth Day announcement Friday, denying a crucial permit required for the controversial Constitution Pipeline. The State Department of Conservation rejected a water quality certificate needed for the 124-mile natural gas pipeline project.

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Georgia water wars feud resurfaces on Capitol Hill

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It looks like it could be a repeat year for Georgia’s congressional delegation, which fought a prolonged battle in 2015 to beat back legislative language related to the Peach State’s long-running water wars with Alabama and Florida.

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