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Media Advisory: Upper Delaware River Basin Listening Sessions
Released: 9/30/2013 9:52:52 AM

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, MS 119
Reston, VA 20192
Gary  Paulachok 1-click interview
Phone: 570-296-7213

Four public listening sessions on topics connected to the Flexible Flow Management Program on the Delaware River will be held to solicit public comments on Flood Mitigation; Aquatic Life and Ecosystems; Water Supply Obligations and Reliability; Recreational Use; and Other Topics addressed by the program.

Two of the four sessions will be held in the Seelig Theater at SUNY - Sullivan County Community College in Loch Sheldrake, New York. They will take place on Tuesday October 1, at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Two additional sessions will be held at the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, Pennsylvania. They will take place on Wednesday October 2, at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The listening sessions have been organized by the parties to the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court Decree entered in the Delaware River Case: New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York City, who are responsible for setting policy for releases from the New York City Reservoirs into the Delaware River Basin and ultimately into the Upper Delaware River.

For more information, contact the Office of the Delaware River Master at (570) 296-7213.

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