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Moody’s Agrees to Settlement With States and Federal Government Over Securities Ratings

Date Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Justice Fraud Press Releases

States, USDOJ Alleged Moody’s Inflated Ratings and Contributed To Market Crash. Attorney General Matt Denn joined the U.S. Department of Justice and 20 other attorneys general in announcing a settlement resolving an investigation into Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., and Moody’s Analytics, Inc. (collectively “Moody’s”) over the companies’ misrepresentations regarding the independence and objectivity […]




DNREC, DNERR collaborate on new national study examining sea level rise in tidal marshes

Date Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Coastal Programs DNREC

DOVER – The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR), a partnership between DNREC and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), recently collaborated with 15 other National Estuarine Research Reserves in 13 coastal states on a first-in-the-nation research study that examined the capabilities of tidal marshes to keep pace with sea level rise. Results of the pioneering study, “Rising to the Challenge: Will Tidal Marshes Survive Rising Seas?” were recently published in Biological Conservation, an internationally-recognized journal of conservation and natural resource management. The study included a tidal marsh resiliency assessment of DNERR’s St. Jones Reserve in Dover.




Opening of trails along C&D Canal celebrated by Delaware, Maryland officials

Date Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

The grand opening of recreational trails along the Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal was celebrated by Delaware and Maryland officials who included Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, USDA Rural Development State Director Bill McGowan, DNREC Secretary David Small, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware State Senator Nicole Poore, Delaware City Mayor Stanley Green and Chesapeake City Mayor Dean Geracimos. They were joined by other officials, scores of trails partners and enthusiasts, and special guest, former Delaware Governor and Congressman Michael N. Castle.




DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate offers winter energy-saving checklist with activities for families

Date Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Energy and Climate DNREC

Beat cabin fever over the long holiday weekend and throughout the winter by participating in the Division of Energy & Climate’s Snuggle up and Save Winter Energy-Saving Checklist.




Dover Man to Spend 10 years in Prison for Gun Conviction

Date Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Other defendants to serve time for drug charges, rape. A 50-year-old Dover man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for weapons charges. Deputy Attorney General Greg Babowal secured the sentence against Jeffrey Crippen, after securing a conviction during a bench trial in November. Shortly before his arrest, Crippen was released from prison after serving […]





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