The Northeast-Midwest Institute, in coordination with Senator Carper and the House Delaware River Basin Task, is sponsoring a bicameral briefing on the economic importance of the ecological goods and services provided in the Delaware River Basin. The briefing is designed to provide more information about the economic benefits of conservation as it relates to proposed legislation, The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act (H.R. 2325 and S. 1266). The briefing will occur on Thursday, December 6 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Congressional Meeting Room - South (CVC 217). Speakers include: Dr. Gerald Kauffman from the University of Delaware; Rachel Dawson of The National Wildlife Federation; and a representative of the DRB business/water community (invited). The meeting will be open to the public.
For more information contact Erik Hagen, Senior Policy Associate, Northeast-Midwest Institute.