Op-ed by Governor John Carney Watching a Blue Rocks game. Sitting by the pool. Walking along the Rehoboth boardwalk. For most of us, that’s what summertime means. It’s a time of fun and relaxation. But for the majority of Delawareans with asthma or other breathing problems, summer can be a nightmare. That’s because Delaware’s air […]
Visiting a natural gas facility construction site adjacent to a utility-scale solar plant that represents part of Delaware’s effective effort to reduce power industry pollution, Governor Markell, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and Delaware Secretary of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Collin O’Mara emphasized the environmental, health, and economic benefits of the EPA’s just-released plan to dramatically cut the nation’s carbon emissions and combat the effects of climate change.
Governor Jack Markell released a statement supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement of a proposed regulation to combat climate change by reducing power plant carbon pollution by 30 percent by 2030.
Governor Markell applauded the Supreme Court ruling that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate cross-state air pollution from coal-fired power plants.