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DNREC establishes 21-day timeframe for extended closure of Delaware Bay for recreational shellfish harvest

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC

As reported this week to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Surface Water Discharges Section, Kent County’s wastewater treatment plant is back within acceptable water quality levels for the effluent discharged into the Murderkill River – leading DNREC to establish a timeframe for a federally-advised 21-day closure of recreational shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay north of the Mispillion Inlet. The 21-day closure in effect for potential public health risks extends from July 24 to Aug. 14.




Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps appeal period runs to Sept. 1 for parts of Kent and Sussex County

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC

DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship reminds residents of Kent and Sussex County that preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for portions of the two counties released last year by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are currently in a 90-day regulatory appeal period that ends Sept. 1.




Summer Food Service Program Provides Nutritious Meals for Needy Children

Date Posted: Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County News Office of the Governor Sussex County

Delaware’s First Lady is leading effort to ensure children have regular access to healthy meals WILMINGTON, Del. – First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney and the Delaware Department of Education are asking for your help in letting Delaware residents know of the availability of free meals this summer for children in need. The Summer Food Service […]




Governor Carney Announces Delaware Has Housed More Than 500 Homeless Veterans

Date Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Categories:  DSHA Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County News Office of the Governor Sussex County

Delaware joined the national effort to house homeless veterans in 2015 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Thursday that Delaware has now housed more than 500 formerly homeless veterans since joining the national Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness in 2015. “Our veterans served because of a heartfelt duty to country. We owe […]




First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Attends Learning Lab on State Strategies to Reduce Childhood Hunger

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Department of Education Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

Delaware one of ten states and territories selected to participate in learning lab DOVER, Del. – First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney is leading a Delaware team studying how Virginia has leveraged public-private partnerships to ensure school-age children have regular access to healthy meals. Delaware was one of 10 states and territories selected by the National […]





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