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Monday, December 10, 2018

Delaware Electric Cooperative votes to return $7.7 million in capital credits to long-time members

Delaware Electric Cooperative’s (DEC) Board of Directors voted to return $7.7 million in capital credits to the Cooperative’s member-owners in December. Capital credits are also known as the co-op’s profits or margins. Because DEC is...

Delmarva Poultry buying group members to see 11 percent cut in power costs

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.  negotiated with electricity providers to secure a new supply rate for its members in a new electric buying group that is 11 percent lower than the supply rate in DPI’s...

West Center City Wilmington green space project to offer community gardens

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) and Creative District Wilmington announced the 7th & West community greenspace project. The latest component of WRC’s Vacant to Vibrant initiative, the 7th & West project will reclaim and clean an...

AstraZeneca biologic gets orphan drug status for rare blood disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for  AstraZeneca’s  Fasenra for the treatment of Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA). EGPA is a rare autoimmune disease that can cause damage to multiple organs...

Air Liquide marks opening of Advanced Fabrication Center in Glasgow

One of Delaware’s quiet success stories unveiled its Advanced Fabrication Center. The center, a part of  Air Liquide  and its U.S. subsidiary, Airgas, is part of its Delaware Innovation Campus in the Glasgow Business Community...

Gasket suspected in leak that shut down Del. Memorial Bridge

Croda reported Tuesday that   a leak of ethylene oxide at its Atlas Point plant near the Delaware Memorial  Bridge was likely caused by a gasket installation problem. "Initial findings show that the leak was due...

Wilmington gets nearly $3 million grant for Southbridge wetland restoration

The  City of Wilmington has been awarded a nearly $3 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the South Wilmington Freshwater...

Public hearing slated on proposed Delaware Memorial Bridge toll increase

Delaware River and Bay Authority officials announced the schedule for two public hearings on a proposed toll increase. The hearings would also discuss "goals and objectives of a proposed toll increase and detail the critical...

Demolition under way at the GM Boxwood site

Demolition is getting underway this week at the former Boxwood GM plant as the auto and truck giant announces plant closings after several years of stability. Ryan Kennedy of Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Newark, owner...

Croda launches investigation into chemical discharge that closed Del. Memorial Bridge

Croda  has launched an investigation into  a chemical discharge that closed the Delaware Memorial Bridge. A  statement issued today confirmed the release of ethylene oxide  from the plant near the Delaware Memorial Bridge. An update Monday...