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Save the Delaware River
Since George Washington crossed the Delaware in 1776, the river has become an iconic American image. Nearly 16 million people rely on the Delaware river for drinking water, and every year 5.4 million Americans swim, fish, camp, hike and explore its 330 miles of pristine, un-dammed water. This Monday, the governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware and representatives of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will meet and vote on whether to allow gas drilling and exploration in this sensitive area. Josh Fox, director of GASLAND and Delaware River Basin property owner calls the situation a crisis, and we couldn't agree more. Please take a moment and help save the Delaware: Live in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware? Contact your governor and tell him you oppose any regulations that would allow gas drilling in the basin. Want to learn more?