Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Renewed pact

Delaware Estuary partners to save fragile environment

NJSpotlight

NJSpotlight

State and federal officials have renewed an agreement first signed in 1996 to boost water quality, improve land use and protect natural habitats in the Delaware River and Bay and their surrounding lands in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

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Chesapeake Bay region streams are warming

Phys.org

The majority of streams in the Chesapeake Bay region are warming, and that increase appears to be driven largely by rising air temperatures, according to new U.S. Geological Survey research.

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W.Va. OKs fracking under Ohio River; critics leery

Columbus Dispatch

West Virginia has opened the Ohio River to fracking, which could bring millions of dollars into West Virginia. But environmental activists say it could come at the expense of clean drinking water for thousands of people on both sides of the river.

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