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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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55 tons of oil-contaminated sand removed as oil spill clean-up continues

The cleanup of an oil spill  from an unknown source continued Monday, one week after patties first washed ashore on Broadkill Beach. About 55 tons of sand  – enough to fill four construction dumpsters –...
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Oil tarballs lead to beach closing at Dewey

The beach at Dewey Beach has been closed after the discovery of tarballs that were first found in Delaware Bay. Dewey Mayor Dale H. Cooke announced the closing via social media. Cook confirmed that Dewey Beach...
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Tarball clean-up effort intensifies as oil skimmer is pressed into service

Tarballs found in bay and tip of Atlantic Ocean; 21 tons of contaminated sand removed The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and U.S. Coast Guard continued  to spearhead a cleanup operation for...
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Jumbo-sized solar farms coming to Delaware

Good afternoon, It wasn't that long ago that Dover's city-owned electric system and adjacent businesses were getting electricity from coal at the Dover  Energy Center. power and steam plant. Now, the municipal utility is planning to...
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Bird Rescue, contractors, DNREC, Coast Guard at the scene of Delaware Bay oil ...

A unified command consisting of  United States Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has been established as cleanup efforts continue on oil patties that washed ashore at various...
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Delaware Estuary and Inland Bays get nearly $1.4 million in federal funds

The Environmental Protection Agency's  National Estuary Program grants for 2020 include $712,550 for the Delaware Estuary Program and  $662,500 for the Delaware Inland Bays. “Estuaries are essential in protecting water quality, providing critical habitat and...
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Dover Sun Park sold to asset management firm

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset management firm, announced today that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) business has entered into an agreement to acquire interests in three solar projects from LS Power, including a...
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Wind, solar power remain in spotlight

Hello everyone, I am often surprised when I look at the number of page views on routine stories about solar and wind power. Such was the case when the rather routine transaction of the Dover Sun...
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Viewpoint: Jennings’ climate lawsuit a political stunt

  By David T. Stevenson (Stevenson is director of the Caesar Rodney Institute Center for Energy & Environment. He served on the Environmental Protection Agency transition team for the Trump Administration) Delaware’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit...
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Hindenberg report that followed Bloom critique sparks sell-off at electric-hydrogen vehicle start-up

Hello everyone, Few outside of the green vehicle world had heard of Nikola until fairly recently. Then came a stock offering for the Phoenix company that wants to build a hydrogen-powered big rig and an electric...