Tuesday, April 26, 2016

More than scenic

Delaware Water Gap defends against climate change


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.


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.


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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