A law signed by Governor Jack Markell strengthens protections for Delaware’s natural resources by helping the state identify and appropriately punish those who commit egregious crimes against wildlife.
Delaware’s beaches have again been lauded for having the cleanest water quality in the nation, with the state also celebrated for boasting two of the country’s few “Superstar Beaches.”
Fort Delaware will host a special program on Saturday, June 29 featuring the story of the H. L. Hunley, an ill-fated Confederate submarine that sank in Charleston Harbor in 1864 with its crew on board. Local historian Bill Jenkins will conduct a special presentation at 11:30 a.m., during which he will discuss the mission and the recovery of the submarine and the sailors who went down with it, as well as the artifact record of the submarine.
Governor Markell along with federal, state, Kent County and City of Dover officials joined Calpine Corporation (CPN) Chief Executive Officer Jack Fusco in celebrating the groundbreaking of the Garrison Energy Center, a 309-megawatt power plant.
As if the great numbers of mosquitoes expected to hatch from recent heavy rainfall in Delaware weren’t enough of a reminder, the American Mosquito Control Association has declared the week of June 23-29 as the 17th annual National Mosquito Control Awareness Week.
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