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  Archives:  November 2015

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Thankful For the Generous Spirit of Delawareans

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Governor Markell acknowledges the giving spirit of Delawareans, as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday.




FERC Agrees with Governor Markell: Artificial Island Cost Allocation to Delaware Not “Just and Reasonable”

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

In a ruling favoring Delaware residents and businesses, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concluded that power grid manager PJM’s plans to impose on Delaware residents the cost of constructing a more than $100 million transmission line from the nuclear facilities at Artificial Island across the Delaware River “have not been shown to be just and reasonable, and may be unjust, unreasonable, or unduly discriminatory or preferential.”




Drainage in Delaware Bayshore communities to be topic of Dec. 2 public meeting in Milford

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

DNREC will hold a public meeting on Dec. 2 for residents of Bayshore communities and other interested parties to hear the results of a new engineering evaluation studying drainage issues along Delaware’s central Bayshore area.




Public Health Announces Funding Available for Distressed Cemeteries

Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Cemeteries hold the remains of treasured members of our families, and may hold historical significance as well. Many small and older cemeteries lack sufficient funds for long-term care and maintenance because owners never established a perpetual care fund, or the prices they charged have not kept up with actual costs. Efforts to restore those that fall into disrepair can become costly. That’s why the Distressed Cemetery Fund was established in 2009. The Fund exists to provide for the preservation of cemeteries by supporting repair and improvement projects that are outside normal maintenance activities.




Attorney General Names Aaron Goldstein as State Solicitor and LaKresha Roberts as Director of Family Division

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Attorney General Matt Denn announced that Deputy Attorney General Aaron Goldstein has been tapped as State Solicitor in charge of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, and Deputy Attorney General LaKresha Roberts will become director of DOJ’s Family Division.






  Archives:  November 2015

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Thankful For the Generous Spirit of Delawareans

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Governor Markell acknowledges the giving spirit of Delawareans, as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday.




FERC Agrees with Governor Markell: Artificial Island Cost Allocation to Delaware Not “Just and Reasonable”

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

In a ruling favoring Delaware residents and businesses, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concluded that power grid manager PJM’s plans to impose on Delaware residents the cost of constructing a more than $100 million transmission line from the nuclear facilities at Artificial Island across the Delaware River “have not been shown to be just and reasonable, and may be unjust, unreasonable, or unduly discriminatory or preferential.”




Drainage in Delaware Bayshore communities to be topic of Dec. 2 public meeting in Milford

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

DNREC will hold a public meeting on Dec. 2 for residents of Bayshore communities and other interested parties to hear the results of a new engineering evaluation studying drainage issues along Delaware’s central Bayshore area.




Public Health Announces Funding Available for Distressed Cemeteries

Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Cemeteries hold the remains of treasured members of our families, and may hold historical significance as well. Many small and older cemeteries lack sufficient funds for long-term care and maintenance because owners never established a perpetual care fund, or the prices they charged have not kept up with actual costs. Efforts to restore those that fall into disrepair can become costly. That’s why the Distressed Cemetery Fund was established in 2009. The Fund exists to provide for the preservation of cemeteries by supporting repair and improvement projects that are outside normal maintenance activities.




Attorney General Names Aaron Goldstein as State Solicitor and LaKresha Roberts as Director of Family Division

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Family | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Attorney General Matt Denn announced that Deputy Attorney General Aaron Goldstein has been tapped as State Solicitor in charge of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, and Deputy Attorney General LaKresha Roberts will become director of DOJ’s Family Division.