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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 Releases Statement on Call with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

Date Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

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 […]




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 to Trump Administration: No Drilling in the Atlantic

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney The Environment

Governor opposed oil and gas leasing in federal waters off Delaware, or elsewhere in Atlantic WILMINGTON, Del. – In a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Governor John Carney opposed drilling for oil and gas in federal waters off the coast of Delaware, or elsewhere in the Atlantic. President Trump in April issued an […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on President Trump’s Order to Review Offshore Drilling Restrictions

Date Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Environment

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order that would review offshore drilling restrictions put in place by the Obama Administration: “President Trump’s order is disappointing, and would reverse important restrictions put in place by the Obama Administration,” said Governor Carney. “Delaware does not support any […]





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