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Governor Markell Testifies in Support of EPA Plan to Cut Power Plant Emissions

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Speaking at one of four sites of nationwide public hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power plan, Governor Markell emphasized the environmental and economic benefits of the proposal to reduce dirty emissions from the nation’s power plants by 30 percent by 2030.




Governor Markell joins DNREC Secretary David Small to honor Delaware’s 2014 Young Environmentalists in State Fair ceremony

Date Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

At the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary David Small honored four Delaware students recognized as DNREC’s 2014 Young Environmentalists of the Year.




USDA and State of Delaware Increase Incentives for Delaware Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Date Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

At the Agricultural Commodities Building at the Delaware State Fair, USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse and Governor Jack Markell were joined by USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Bob Walls, DDA Secretary Ed Kee and DNREC Secretary David Small to announce an increase in the maximum incentives available for landowners and agricultural producers through the Delaware Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).




Governor Jack Markell signs House Bill 310 to create Fort DuPont Redevelopment and Preservation Corporation

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Surrounded by supporters, area legislators, and Delaware City officials, Governor Jack Markell signed legislation to advance the revitalization of what he called “one of the most underutilized sites in the state.”




Law Changed to Help Give Delaware Veterans Fair Access to Jobs

Date Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Eliminating an unnecessary obstacle for Delawareans who serve our country to pursue economic opportunities at home, Governor Markell joined members of the General Assembly and veterans at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base to sign legislation that allows veterans to more fairly compete for jobs.





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