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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

EPA, Delaware Dept. of Agriculture sign partnership agreement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Delaware Department of Agriculture signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding. EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Cosmo Servidio and Delaware Agriculture Secretary Michael Scuse signed the agreement at the Delaware...

From WHYY: Buyer emerges for Philadelphia refinery

A redeveloper of industrial properties is slated to become the owner of the now shuttered Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery, the largest in the Delaware Valley, was rocked by an explosion and fire last...

Delaware gets $7.8 million to aid homeless population

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  awarded $7,825,678 to support 27 homeless housing and service programs in Delaware. The Continuum of Care (CoC) grants provide  housing and support services to individuals and families experiencing...

Carney, Dem legislators propose $50 million clean water fund

Gov. John Carney, House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst and Senate President Pro Tempore David McBride announced significant new investments in clean water across Delaware. The fund has the support of two private water utilities and...

Mountaire becomes 1st chicken company to earn animal care certification

Mountaire Farms has become the first chicken company in the United States to become approved in One Health Certified, a new comprehensive animal care program that is verified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  One...

Bloom wins round in legal battle over city’s plan to ban its fuel...

Bloom Energy won a victory in a at least one round in legal  battle with a California city  over banning its fuel cells. Superior Court of California overturned a resolution by the City of Santa...

Bill that legalizes outdoor dining with your dog passes House

A bill that allows your dog to hang out in outdoor areas of dining spots has passed the Delaware House, where it passed by a unanimous vote. The speedy passage indicates the bill is...

DART bus rider group wants to restore stop at Wilmington Train Station

A spokesman for a  coalition of DART bus riders claims the new transit hub near the Biden Wilmington Train Station is too dangerous for pedestrians. In a  letter to Gov. John Carney, John Flaherty of...

Trending: : Gas prices dip in Delaware as Mideast tensions ease

Gas prices in Delaware dropped by eight cents  over the past week,  Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Lewes and the Bear-Glasgow reported  among the lowest prices in the state, with some stations selling regular at $2.20...

Storm could bring an inch of snow to northern Delaware

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory today  for northern Delaware as remnants of a powerful storm move into the area. Snowfall of up to an inch is possible north of Interstate...