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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


American Birding Association announces North American headquarters moving to Delaware City

Delaware Economic Development Office (2013-2017) | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013

Governor Markell joined officers from the American Birding Association (ABA) to announce the ABA’s plans to move its North American headquarters from Colorado to Delaware next year.




Governor Markell Executive Order: Preparing Delaware for Emerging Climate Impacts and Seizing Economic Opportunities from Reducing Emissions

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

At an event along the Wilmington riverfront commemorating Sea level Rise Awareness Week, Governor Jack Markell signed an executive order creating a Governor’s Committee on Climate and Resiliency to oversee development of an implementation plan to maintain and build upon Delaware’s leadership in responsibly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and develop agency-specific actionable recommendations for improving Delaware’s preparedness and resiliency to climate impacts.




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.




Horse with West Nile Virus recovering, doing well

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013

A Kent County horse has tested positive for West Nile Virus, the Department of Agriculture announced today. The horse, which is recovering well, is Delaware’s first confirmed equine case of West Nile Virus since 2003, said Delaware State Veterinarian Dr. Heather Hirst, who urged equine owners to get their horses vaccinated.




ReCommunity’s Materials Recovery Facility celebrates grand opening; Delaware State-of-the-Art Recycling Center caps $15 million

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013

With today’s grand opening of ReCommunity’s 35th Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), the largest pure-play recycling company in the United States launches into a 20-year agreement with the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) to operate a state-of-the-art automated recycling facility that will serve Delaware statewide.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


American Birding Association announces North American headquarters moving to Delaware City

Delaware Economic Development Office (2013-2017) | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013

Governor Markell joined officers from the American Birding Association (ABA) to announce the ABA’s plans to move its North American headquarters from Colorado to Delaware next year.




Governor Markell Executive Order: Preparing Delaware for Emerging Climate Impacts and Seizing Economic Opportunities from Reducing Emissions

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

At an event along the Wilmington riverfront commemorating Sea level Rise Awareness Week, Governor Jack Markell signed an executive order creating a Governor’s Committee on Climate and Resiliency to oversee development of an implementation plan to maintain and build upon Delaware’s leadership in responsibly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and develop agency-specific actionable recommendations for improving Delaware’s preparedness and resiliency to climate impacts.




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.




Horse with West Nile Virus recovering, doing well

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013

A Kent County horse has tested positive for West Nile Virus, the Department of Agriculture announced today. The horse, which is recovering well, is Delaware’s first confirmed equine case of West Nile Virus since 2003, said Delaware State Veterinarian Dr. Heather Hirst, who urged equine owners to get their horses vaccinated.




ReCommunity’s Materials Recovery Facility celebrates grand opening; Delaware State-of-the-Art Recycling Center caps $15 million

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013

With today’s grand opening of ReCommunity’s 35th Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), the largest pure-play recycling company in the United States launches into a 20-year agreement with the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) to operate a state-of-the-art automated recycling facility that will serve Delaware statewide.