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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Chemours gets Chancery Court stay in DuPont-Chemours dispute

Chemours Co. gained a court stay an increasingly bitter dispute with former parent DuPont Co. over environmental liabilities. Lawyers for DuPont continue to press for the matter to go to arbitration under the terms of...

Report: Delaware one of four Chesapeake Bay states that cut funding and/or staff...

DNREC funding cut  by a third over the past decade By Ad Crable, Bay Journal News Service States in the Chesapeake Bay region cut funding or staff to their main pollution control agency over the last 10...

DNREC extends deadline for comments on state park improvements tied to bringing power...

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation  extended the Fenwick Island State Park Proposed Improvements Survey deadline to Jan. 15, 2020. The extension is to allow further input regarding improvements to the park that are under...

State rebates for green vehicles, charging stations to continue through 2020

Single-family home charging systems no longer included The Delaware Department of Natural Resources Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy announced that Delaware’s Clean Transportation Incentive Program will continue to offer rebates to businesses and drivers...

Digesting the latest energy news

Hello all, Don’t look now, but digesters that produce natural gas are on the way. As reported here and elsewhere,  Perdue sold its chicken litter composting plant near Seaford to a Washington, D.C. area company that...

Company buying Perdue compost plant with goal of using digesters to produce natural...

Bioenergy DevCo (BDC), entered a 20-year partnership with Perdue Farms for the supply of organic material from Perdue processing facilities as well as the purchase and management of the Perdue AgriRecycle organic soil composting...

New Jersey governor. signs order that sets stage for massive  offshore wind expansion  

New Jersey  Gov.  Phil Murphy signed an executive order raising New Jersey’s offshore wind goal from 3,500 megawatts of offshore wind-generated electricity by 2030 to 7,500 megawatts by 2035. The order, which more than doubles...

Ladybug release comes during dedication of Second Chances Farm

Ten thousand ladybugs were released in a dedication ceremony for Second Chances Farm #1 in Wilmington. Second Chances is the first hydroponic, indoor vertical farm in the State of Delaware. Ladybugs provide chemical-free, pesticide-free pest control. “At...

The coal mine saga that played  out in Delaware

Good afternoon, Earlier this year tale of coal mines in Wyoming and Montana quietly played out 1,800  miles to the East in  Delaware. Earlier, Navajo Transitional Energy received the go-ahead to acquire  Cloud Peak Energy at...
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Delmarva Power part of study that uses drones to protect wildlife

 Delmarva Power, Exelon and the Electric Power Research Institute (recently collaborated on a pilot project to test the use of drones to mark power lines to help protect local wildlife. Two of Exelon’s energy delivery...