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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Governor Markell joins DNREC Secretary O’Mara to honor Delaware’s 2013 Young Environmentalists in State Fair ceremony

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 26, 2013

At the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and U.S. EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin announced and honored five Delaware students as DNREC’s 2013 Young Environmentalists of the Year.




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.




Governor Markell Signs Wildlife Protection Bill

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 15, 2013

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 Beaches Again Ranked No. 1 in the Nation

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013

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.”




History of Civil War submarine to be presented at Fort Delaware State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Governor Markell joins DNREC Secretary O’Mara to honor Delaware’s 2013 Young Environmentalists in State Fair ceremony

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 26, 2013

At the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and U.S. EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin announced and honored five Delaware students as DNREC’s 2013 Young Environmentalists of the Year.




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.




Governor Markell Signs Wildlife Protection Bill

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 15, 2013

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 Beaches Again Ranked No. 1 in the Nation

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013

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.”




History of Civil War submarine to be presented at Fort Delaware State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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.