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State’s recycling rate inches toward 45 percent

Delaware's recycling rate has risen to 44.5 percent, 10 percent above the national average. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources announced that figure was achieved through the single-stream recycling plan that offers refuse and recycling...

Vivint Solar adds Delaware to installation territory

Vivint Solar, Inc.  has added  Delaware to its installation territory. The Utah-based company cited  Delaware's renewables portfolio standard  as one reason for the expansion. The program calls for 25 percent of electric power in Delaware to come...

Croda marks upcoming commissioning of New Castle site

  Croda International Plc,  marked the upcoming commissioning of its latest investment at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in New Castle. The new plant from the UK-based company is capable of producing 100 percent renewable, 100...

Emory Hill project in Chestertown earns LEED Platinum status

The Sultana Education Foundation’s new center constructed by Emory Hill & Company, New Castle, has been awarded LEED  Platinum certification, the highest award  from  the U.S. Green Building Council. The award is the second LEED...

(Video) Chemours honored for earth-friendly foam blowing agent

The Chemours Company was the winner of the Polyurethane Innovation Award at the 2017 Polyurethanes Technical Conference for its Opteon foam blowing agent used in home insulation and other areas.  This award recognized Chemours for its vision and perseverance...

Carney appoints members to wind power working group

Gov. John Carney on Friday announced appointments to the Delaware Offshore Wind Working Group. Carney had earlier signed an executive order that authorized the group to study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore...

DE, NJ, PA agree to curb fracking in Delaware River Basin

The governors of Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania announced that they had voted in favor of a resolution to issue draft regulations to curb hydraulic fracturing "fracking" for oil and gas in the Delaware...

Simulcast to outline energy assistance options for business

A simulcast outlining assistance as well as grants and loans aimed at reducing  business energy consumption and improve environmental performance is slated for Sept. 14.  Presented by Emily St. Clair, of Delaware’s Division of Energy & Climate, within DNREC, the simulcast will outline...

Suez, Estuary Partnership put some mussel into water filtering effort

Suez officials in Delaware joined with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE)  in Lake Bellevue to restore fresh water mussel populations.  Acting as an incubator, the lake will help grow juvenile mussels until they...

Update: Governor signs executive order ordering study of offshore wind options

Gov.  John Carney Monday signed an Executive Order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group. “We must look for ways to participate in the development of alternative energy sources,” said  Carney. “It’s the right decision for...
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