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  Category: Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy


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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013

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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

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.




Delaware students compete in 2013 Junior Solar Sprint; Students designed, built and raced model cars powered by solar energy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

With the roar of full-sized NASCAR racers in the background, more than 80 middle and junior high school students from 10 schools participated in Delaware’s 19th Annual Junior Solar Sprint Competition on Wednesday, May 15 near the Monster Monument at Dover International Speedway in Dover. DNREC’s Division of Energy and Climate organized the event to educate students about renewable energy and the environment through a creative and exciting competition.







  Category: Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy


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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013

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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

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.




Delaware students compete in 2013 Junior Solar Sprint; Students designed, built and raced model cars powered by solar energy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013

With the roar of full-sized NASCAR racers in the background, more than 80 middle and junior high school students from 10 schools participated in Delaware’s 19th Annual Junior Solar Sprint Competition on Wednesday, May 15 near the Monster Monument at Dover International Speedway in Dover. DNREC’s Division of Energy and Climate organized the event to educate students about renewable energy and the environment through a creative and exciting competition.