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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Event Recognizes Delaware’s Ocean Beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, U.S. Representative John Carney, and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara today recognized Delaware’s ocean beaches for receiving the highest national ranking for clean water quality and for recently completed beach nourishment projects.




U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu Visits DSU to Highlight its Better Building Challenge Initiatives

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu paid a visit to Delaware State University to highlight its initiatives to make its campus buildings more energy efficient. In welcoming Secretary Chu to the campus and the First State, DSU President Harry L. Williams was joined by Gov. Jack Markell and the entire Delaware Congressional Delegation – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, as well as U.S. Rep. John Carney.




Rehoboth Beach Receives 5-Star Rating for Clean Water Quality

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012

Rehoboth Beach received national recognition as a Superstar Beach, joining with Dewey Beach as Delaware’s 5-star beaches – two of the top beaches in the country for swimming water quality.




Delaware State Parks to Expand Tobacco Free Areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012

Tobacco free areas in certain sections of Delaware’s state parks will be expanded beginning July 1, 2012. Areas newly affected will include designated swim beaches and trails, boardwalks and bath houses, fishing piers, general picnic areas and youth camps, and other areas.




Sec. of Interior Salazar Joins Gov. Markell, Congressional Delegation to Launch Delaware Bayshore Initiative

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Against a backdrop of the annual horseshoe crab spawning spectacle and red knot migration, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joined Governor Jack Markell, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons and Congressman John Carney, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and other dignitaries to launch the Delaware Bayshore Initiative, part of the national vision for America’s Great Outdoors.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Event Recognizes Delaware’s Ocean Beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, U.S. Representative John Carney, and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara today recognized Delaware’s ocean beaches for receiving the highest national ranking for clean water quality and for recently completed beach nourishment projects.




U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu Visits DSU to Highlight its Better Building Challenge Initiatives

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu paid a visit to Delaware State University to highlight its initiatives to make its campus buildings more energy efficient. In welcoming Secretary Chu to the campus and the First State, DSU President Harry L. Williams was joined by Gov. Jack Markell and the entire Delaware Congressional Delegation – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, as well as U.S. Rep. John Carney.




Rehoboth Beach Receives 5-Star Rating for Clean Water Quality

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012

Rehoboth Beach received national recognition as a Superstar Beach, joining with Dewey Beach as Delaware’s 5-star beaches – two of the top beaches in the country for swimming water quality.




Delaware State Parks to Expand Tobacco Free Areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012

Tobacco free areas in certain sections of Delaware’s state parks will be expanded beginning July 1, 2012. Areas newly affected will include designated swim beaches and trails, boardwalks and bath houses, fishing piers, general picnic areas and youth camps, and other areas.




Sec. of Interior Salazar Joins Gov. Markell, Congressional Delegation to Launch Delaware Bayshore Initiative

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Against a backdrop of the annual horseshoe crab spawning spectacle and red knot migration, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joined Governor Jack Markell, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons and Congressman John Carney, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and other dignitaries to launch the Delaware Bayshore Initiative, part of the national vision for America’s Great Outdoors.