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Air Quality Improvements Unveiled At Trinity Port Services In New Castle

Date Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012
Categories:  DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Office of the Governor

A cooperative project that improves Delaware air quality and the quality of life for neighborhood residents was unveiled today at a ceremony at Trinity Port Services in New Castle. Twenty electrified outlets that power refrigerated storage containers at the company’s Rogers Road site have replaced the use of diesel generators, significantly reducing air pollutants, diesel fumes and noise in the community.




Gun Barrel Salvaged From the USS Missouri Becomes a Big Part of Battery 519 Museum at Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park

Date Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Categories:  DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Office of the Governor

After a long journey by water and rail, a storied 16-inch gun barrel was unveiled today at the Battery 519 Museum at the Fort Miles Historical Area in Cape Henlopen State Park, where it will be stationed. The gun barrel, which weighs more than 116 tons and is 66 feet long, was salvaged from the USS Missouri, the battleship on whose deck the Japanese signed the surrender that ended World War II on Sept 2, 1945.




Blue River Resources Recycling Facility, First of its Kind in Delaware, Receives Operating Permit from DNREC

Date Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012
Categories:  DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Office of the Governor

Delaware has issued a permit for the first private materials recovery in the state. Up to 40 jobs will be created at Blue River Resources for preparing recyclables for markets, with the possibility of more jobs later.




Delaware Electric Cooperative to Build State-of-the-Art Solar Park

Date Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012
Categories:  DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Office of the Governor

Delaware Electric Cooperative will soon break ground on a four megawatt solar park in Sussex County, Delaware. Twenty acres of solar panels will be installed near Georgetown, capable of producing enough energy to power 500 homes. The park could eventually be expanded to 40 acres with the ability to produce eight megawatts of power.




Governor Markell, DNREC Sec. O’Mara and Mayor Spencer Unveil Energy Efficiency Investments in Newport

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
Categories:  DNREC Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Office of the Governor

Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and Mayor Michael Spencer unveiled energy efficiency improvements in Newport at a dedication ceremony held today at the town’s Municipal Building.




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