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Delaware to continue climate change fight, pushing ahead with Clean Power Plan objectives

Date Posted: Monday, February 15th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Energy and Climate DNREC

The State of Delaware will continue preparing for implementation of the Clean Power Plan, undeterred by a Supreme Court stay of the EPA’s proposed rule issued Feb. 9. DNREC has scheduled a public workshop and listening session for March 1 in Dover to discuss the state’s strategy toward meeting the objectives of the Clean Power Plan, and to gather input from citizens on this essential part of the fight against climate change and its impacts on Delawareans.




Delaware Division of Energy & Climate reminds applicants of Feb. 29 deadline for Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Grants

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Energy and Climate DNREC

DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate is accepting proposals for the Delaware Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Grant Program, through Feb. 29.




Sea Level Rise Awareness Week Sept. 14 – 22 encourages citizens to take actions to reduce impacts of sea level rise and climate change

Date Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Categories:  Division of Energy and Climate DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Office of the Governor

At the DuPont Environmental Education Center on the Wilmington Riverfront, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, EPA Region 3 Administrator Shawn M. Garvin, Delaware Nature Society Exec. Dir. Brian Winslow and Delaware Wild Lands Exec. Dir. Kate Hackett joined with environmental organizations to announce the kick-off of Delaware’s first Sea Level Rise Awareness Week, Sept. 14 – 22. The week of activities, being sponsored by 14 Delaware environmental advocacy groups, was organized to raise awareness and encourage citizens to take actions to help reduce the potential impacts of sea level rise and climate change.




Delaware Named a Top State for Solar Energy Ranked 7th in the Nation for Solar Power; 5th for Solar Installations in 2012

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Categories:  Division of Energy and Climate DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

Delaware is among the states leading the nation in solar energy – ranked 7th per capita for cumulative solar installations and 5th per capita for solar installations in 2012.




Prepare to beat the heat as summer and higher temperatures arrive

Date Posted: Monday, June 24th, 2013
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Division of Energy and Climate DNREC Public Health

On this first day of summer, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and Division of Public Health (DPH) of the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) advise Delawareans to be prepared for extreme summer heat, while offering precautions for withstanding rising temperatures, and also what to do when you are involved in a heat-related incident.




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