Celebrate the Passage of the DRBCA with Rep. Gibson

  • Friends of the Upper Delaware River 158 East Front Street Hancock, NY, 13783 United States

NY Congressional representatives join Upper Delaware River supporters to celebrate passage of the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act


The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act (DRBCA) was approved by the United States Congress on December 10, 2016 and signed into law by the President this past weekend. The DRBCA establishes, for the first time ever, a nationally recognized program for the entire Delaware River watershed.

The DRBCA will streamline the delivery of national conservation services to the Delaware River watershed and creates a grant program to support on-the-ground projects that restore waterways, create jobs, and boost local economies.

Media representatives and all members of the public are invited to attend this event and learn more about how the DRBCA can benefit communities, people, and the economy of the Upper Delaware River region.

What: Press conference with Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19), Congressman-Elect John Faso (NY-19), Friends of the Upper Delaware River and the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed to discuss how the DRBCA will benefit local economies and river restoration in the Upper Delaware River region.

Who: Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19), Congressman-Elect John Faso (NY-19), Sam Rowe, Hancock, NY Town Supervisor, Jeff Skelding, Friends of the Upper Delaware River, Madeline Urbish, Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed

When: Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 11 AM

Where: Friends of the Upper Delaware River office, 158 E. Front St. Hancock, NY

For More Information Contact: Jeff Skelding, Executive Director, Friends of the Upper Delaware River, (410) 245-8021 or skelding@fudr.org