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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Viewpoint: Electric vehicles an expensive way to reduce pollution

By David T. Stevenson Numerous programs have been suggested to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide to ease global warming concerns. Few are as expensive as switching to battery-powered motor vehicles. A comparison between the Chevrolet...

Bouncing a BitBounce subscriber

Good morning, Yesterday I received my first Email message  from BitBounce. BitBounce is a service that requires the payment of five cents for each email delivery. Payment is made via bitcoin. Actually, the preferred term these...

Another view on seismic testing off the Delaware coast

Good afternoon, Garland Thompson offered the following on the points made in this week’s column on the Trump Administration’s decision to allow seismic tests off the Coast of Delaware. The same seismic technologies used to find...

A toast to a new brewery and days gone by

On Saturday,  The  Maryland Beer Co.  will mark its grand opening on  Bridge Street in Elkton, MD. The craft brewery, which had a quiet opening late last month,  is located in a building that houses...

Going seismic off the Atlantic Coast

The Trump Administration ’s decision to allow seismic testing off  Delaware and other areas of the Atlantic Coast seems certain to kick off a battle. The first shot was fired earlier this year when the...

Feedback on  school funding lawsuit column

Good afternoon,  We had a smattering of comments regarding yesterday’s column that advised the business community to pay close attention to a   lawsuit over the school funding formula. One reader simply typed the word agree. Another...

Lessons  from the Croda incident

Good afternoon, You could not have concocted a worse traffic scenario than Sunday night’s leak at the Croda Atlas Point site near the Delaware Memorial Bridge. A leak of a hazardous and volatile substance led to...

Bloom Energy back in the news

Hello everyone, I received  a critical Email the other day from someone who demanded that I do a better job in covering Bloom Energy. It turned out the individual had mistaken our coverage with  a...

Viewpoint:  Don’t screw up  Delaware’s corporate franchise (top trending)

By Bill Freeborn Freeborn is Managing Director of KBF Advisors, LLC, Wilmington Gen. Reid Beveridge’s recent letter to the editor (News Journal) regarding the demise of Republicans in Delaware and the list of three possibilities that...

The  early days of Wilmington’s ‘gentrification’

Morning all, The battles over Baynard Stadium and the former Rodney Square transit hub don’t seem to have much in common with one another.  Still, both  are related to the beginnings of that fancy word “gentrification” in...