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  Category: The Environment


DNREC dedicates new Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Governor Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin were joined by Senator Carper, state legislators, New Castle County and local officials, neighbors, and friends, at the dedication and ribbon-cutting of Delaware’s newest and 17th state park, the Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Protect Delaware’s Coastal Waters and Economy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207 will prohibit and prevent offshore drilling in Delaware’s coastal waters REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207, two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting Delaware’s coasts from offshore drilling. These pieces of legislation will help maintain high-quality coastline […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan. The goal of the Clean Power Plan is to reduce carbon pollution from coal-, oil-, and natural gas-burning power plants, and combat the threat of climate change. “Delawareans up and down our state […]




Governor Carney Urges EPA to Reconsider Proposal to Freeze Vehicle Emission Standards

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2018

EPA plans to freeze fuel-economy requirements at 2020 levels WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its proposal to freeze federal vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency standards, and revoke the right of states to protect their citizens from harmful air pollution. The proposal’s adoption would mean […]




DNREC to hold public meeting July 16 on EPA’s proposed denial of Delaware’s Clean Air Act petitions to reduce air pollution originating elsewhere from coming into the state

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a public meeting Monday, July 16 to enable Delawareans to express their opinion about the US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to deny the state’s 126(b) Clean Air Act petitions aimed at reducing air pollution that comes into Delaware after originating elsewhere. The public meeting will be held from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Room A112, Wing A, Delaware Technical Community College Stanton Campus, 400 Stanton Christiana Rd., Newark, DE 19713.







  Category: The Environment


DNREC dedicates new Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Governor Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin were joined by Senator Carper, state legislators, New Castle County and local officials, neighbors, and friends, at the dedication and ribbon-cutting of Delaware’s newest and 17th state park, the Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Protect Delaware’s Coastal Waters and Economy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207 will prohibit and prevent offshore drilling in Delaware’s coastal waters REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207, two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting Delaware’s coasts from offshore drilling. These pieces of legislation will help maintain high-quality coastline […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan. The goal of the Clean Power Plan is to reduce carbon pollution from coal-, oil-, and natural gas-burning power plants, and combat the threat of climate change. “Delawareans up and down our state […]




Governor Carney Urges EPA to Reconsider Proposal to Freeze Vehicle Emission Standards

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2018

EPA plans to freeze fuel-economy requirements at 2020 levels WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its proposal to freeze federal vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency standards, and revoke the right of states to protect their citizens from harmful air pollution. The proposal’s adoption would mean […]




DNREC to hold public meeting July 16 on EPA’s proposed denial of Delaware’s Clean Air Act petitions to reduce air pollution originating elsewhere from coming into the state

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a public meeting Monday, July 16 to enable Delawareans to express their opinion about the US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to deny the state’s 126(b) Clean Air Act petitions aimed at reducing air pollution that comes into Delaware after originating elsewhere. The public meeting will be held from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Room A112, Wing A, Delaware Technical Community College Stanton Campus, 400 Stanton Christiana Rd., Newark, DE 19713.