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  Category: The Environment


Governor Carney: Small State, Big Steps on Climate

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018

The below text is from Governor Carney’s Facebook Note published on Friday, April 20, 2018. On Sunday, April 22, we all come together to celebrate Earth Day. But we work every day to show that even one of the smallest states can have a big impact when it comes to reducing carbon emissions, preserving our […]




Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Rollback of Vehicle Emission Standards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Rollback is detrimental to Delaware’s environment, economy and public health, Governor says WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider the agency’s planned revision of Light Duty Vehicle Standards for auto emissions because of adverse environmental, economic and health impacts for Delaware. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt […]




Governor Carney, Atlantic Governors Issue Joint Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Opposing Offshore Drilling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018

Bipartisan group includes Governors from Massachusetts to North Carolina; letter sent to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney joined a bipartisan group of seven Atlantic state governors in issuing a joint letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling in […]




Governor Carney Requests Meeting With Secretary Zinke to Discuss Offshore Drilling Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has sent a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, requesting a meeting to discuss the Trump Administration’s offshore drilling plan. The plan would open up areas in the Atlantic, including areas off the coast of Delaware, to new oil and gas drilling. Governor Carney will urge Secretary Zinke […]




Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

Governor: “I am here today to state that the rest of the country must follow Delaware’s lead and be part of the solution” WILMINGTON, Del.— Governor John Carney joined Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) at its public meeting on Monday to offer public comment on the Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal […]







  Category: The Environment


Governor Carney: Small State, Big Steps on Climate

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018

The below text is from Governor Carney’s Facebook Note published on Friday, April 20, 2018. On Sunday, April 22, we all come together to celebrate Earth Day. But we work every day to show that even one of the smallest states can have a big impact when it comes to reducing carbon emissions, preserving our […]




Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Rollback of Vehicle Emission Standards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Rollback is detrimental to Delaware’s environment, economy and public health, Governor says WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider the agency’s planned revision of Light Duty Vehicle Standards for auto emissions because of adverse environmental, economic and health impacts for Delaware. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt […]




Governor Carney, Atlantic Governors Issue Joint Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Opposing Offshore Drilling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018

Bipartisan group includes Governors from Massachusetts to North Carolina; letter sent to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney joined a bipartisan group of seven Atlantic state governors in issuing a joint letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling in […]




Governor Carney Requests Meeting With Secretary Zinke to Discuss Offshore Drilling Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has sent a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, requesting a meeting to discuss the Trump Administration’s offshore drilling plan. The plan would open up areas in the Atlantic, including areas off the coast of Delaware, to new oil and gas drilling. Governor Carney will urge Secretary Zinke […]




Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

Governor: “I am here today to state that the rest of the country must follow Delaware’s lead and be part of the solution” WILMINGTON, Del.— Governor John Carney joined Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) at its public meeting on Monday to offer public comment on the Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal […]