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

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

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

Date Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Environment

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

Date Posted: Monday, January 8th, 2018
Categories:  Division of Energy and Climate DNREC Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Environment

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 […]




Delaware to Sue U.S. EPA for Failure to Curb Out-of-State Air Pollution

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
Categories:  Department of Labor Division of Air Quality DNREC Governor John Carney News Office of the Governor The Environment

“Delawareans deserve clean air,” says Governor John Carney  WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware announced today its intent to send four Notice of Intent to Sue letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding air pollution that comes into Delaware from other states. The NOI letters, as required by the federal Clean Air Act, inform the […]




Governor Carney, Congressional Delegation Oppose Trump Administration on Clean Air Ruling

Date Posted: Friday, November 3rd, 2017
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County News Office of the Governor Sussex County The Environment

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Senator Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester issued the following statements on the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to deny a petition by Delaware and seven other northeastern states to expand the Ozone Transport Region (OTR) to limit air pollution. The petition asked […]




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