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Successes

The Lower Susquehanna RIVERKEEPER® has achieved success with many different programs over the years including river monitoring, habitat restoration, advocacy and litigation, as well as citizen empowerment to action. Click on any link below to read more.

Brunner Island

Lawsuit Forces Technological Updates Protecting the River Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper® teamed up with PennFuture in 2006 to reduce thermal impacts of the PPL Brunner Island (PPL-BI) power plant on the Susquehanna River. The plant withdraws from the Susquehanna and later discharges up to 795 million gallons of once-through condenser cooling water each day. That uncooled …

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Cuffs Run Hydroelectric Proposal

Over a decade after citizen outcry halted a proposed hydroelectric facility on Cuffs Run, another company believed the scenic Cuffs Run natural area, located off the Mason Dixon Trail on the western shore of the Susquehanna, was ripe for the plucking. Like the public outcry 10 years ago, Spring 2011 proved that citizens remain opposed …

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Enforcing CAFO Permitting

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Incinerator Ash

Coming Soon

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