DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has announced the availability of grants under the Community Environmental Project Fund. The grant program, created by the general Assembly in 2004, enables DNREC to withhold 25 percent of all civil or administrative penalties collected by the Department as funds to benefit communities where civil or administrative violations occurred, and provides for the restoration of these affected communities.
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 […]
GREENWOOD – Charter School of Wilmington Team A was named the champion of the 2018 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Swartzentruber Farm in Greenwood and sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Today’s win marks the school’s 19th win in the event’s 22-year history, including an unbroken winning streak since 2002. Charter School of Wilmington Teams’ B and C placed second and third, respectively, in this year’s Envirothon competition.
Governor Carney, Atlantic Governors Issue Joint Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Opposing Offshore Drilling
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 […]
WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney spoke by phone on Friday with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to express his concerns with the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling off the coast of Delaware. Governor Carney released the following statement on the call, which came a day after the Governor requested a […]