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State electronics recycling partnership saves $110,000 in energy costs.

A partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Delaware’s Department of Technology and Information with the Northeast Recycling Council in the national State Electronics Challenge has saved the state more...

Hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide leak reported at refinery

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reported Thursday morning that a leak at the Delaware City Refining Co. led to the release of more than 100 pounds of hydrogen sulfide and sulfur...

DNREC to keep comment period open on waste transport permits at Allen Harim sites

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will extend the written public comment period for amended waste transporter permit applications for Denali Water Solutions and Clark Environmental Services ( doing business as Chesapeake...

Morning all, Regulators and businesses in Delaware should pay attention to growing pressure for subsidies for aging nuclear and coal-fired power plants. Low-cost natural gas and alternatives sources like  solar are driving down prices and leaving...

Grid operator PJM asks feds to address utility subsidy requests for aging...

 PJM Interconnection   requested the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to determine how the wholesale electric capacity market should address state subsidies for aging nuclear and coal-fired plants. PJM, based in Philadelphia, manages the grid in a...

Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility to get EnergyStar award from EPA

The   Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy will honor the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility, Dover, as an Energy Star  Partner of the Year.  The utility was among 63  Energy Star  Partners...

Texas company gets fabrication work in early stage of Maryland off-shore wind project

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Gulf Island Shipyards, L.L.C., it has signed a contract for a meteorological tower and platform for the U.S. Wind project off the Maryland coast. The Houston company...

Giant donates $75,000, 200 hams to Food Bank

Giant Food of Landover, Md. donated 200 hams to the Food Bank of Delaware this week. Giant associates loaded the hams into the vehicles of three Food Bank of Delaware partners, Rose Hill Community Center,...

Rehoboth Beach mayor voices support for Clean Power Plan

Rehoboth Beach Mayor Paul Kuhns joined over 200 mayors from across the United States to express his support for the Clean Power Plan. The Trump administration is trying to repeal the CPP. Kuhns’ action is...

Solar industry employment continues to grow in Delaware

Despite headwinds, solar industry employment in Delaware continued to grow in 2017. Total solar industry employment in the U.S. was down for 2017, but Delaware saw its  job count increase nearly 51 percent to more...
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