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Delaware plans to locate 11 multi-car, fast-charging electric vehicle charging stations along major travel routes followed by an expansion of EV charging stations into communities over the next five … more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the Grants Gateway application is open for local governments and organizations for Fiscal Year 2024, which … more
KEEDYSVILLE, Md. — Registration is now open for the fall 2022 session of “The Woods in Your Backyard” online course. This self-directed, non-credit course runs 10 weeks … more
Another heatwave is passing through Delaware. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for portions of the state for Thursday and Friday. The heat advisory is for New Castle County … more
The Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grass beds rebounded a bit in 2021 after two consecutive years of declines, as the ecologically important plants expanded their range by nearly 9 percent. The … more
WASHINGTON — Delaware will receive $30 million to reinforce its infrastrure in an ongoing effort to combat the effects of climate change and address the growing costs of extreme weather events … more
REHOBOTH BEACH — The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has withdrawn a recreational water advisory issued Thursday for Rehoboth Beach. An advisory was issued after … more
REHOBOTH BEACH — The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control issued a recreational water advisory for Rehoboth Beach on Thursday. Elevated levels of bacteria were found in … more
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — Brandy Farrell traveled all the way from Canada for the Chincoteague Pony Swim. Farrell, 55, a bookkeeper from Hamilton, Ontario, grew up with horses. “I fell in … more
BOWERS BEACH — The Murderkill River will soon see improved navigability for marine vehicles, as an emergency dredging project is slated to begin next week. more
LAUREL — The potential for a splash park looms at Trap Pond State Park, a hot spot that’s home to the northernmost naturally occurring stand of baldcypress trees. more
REHOBOTH BEACH — Dozens of demonstrators urged President Joe Biden to declare climate change a national emergency in a protest that marched down the Rehoboth Boardwalk to the president’s … more
MARYDEL — The Mud Mill Pond boat ramp and adjacent parking lot near Marydel will be temporarily closed from today through Feb. 3, 2023, due to construction activities associated with Mud Mill … more
DELAWARE CITY — An outage Thursday morning at the Delaware City Refining Company that resulted in excess emissions of pollutants was resolved by midday when the refinery’s carbon monoxide … more
The news this summer has been dominated by the decline of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab. Back in May, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the Bay-wide Blue Crab Winter … more
Edgemoor port expansion a concern for community By Konner Metz Delaware State News EDGEMOOR — On the banks of the Delaware River, a new port expansion could put residents, water … more
DOVER — Between the shadows of the Dover Air Force Base and the historic tracks of Dover Motor Speedway, the sights of Delaware’s capital can be seen throughout the city’s system of … more
Make a plan. Build a kit. Stay informed. So says the Delaware Emergency Management Agency, six-plus weeks into the Atlantic hurricane season, which spans June 1 through Nov. 30. “That is … more
Said Founding Father Benjamin Franklin in the 1700s: “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” Three hundred years later, drinking water’s impact on everyday life is … more
DOVER — Twenty wells can quench the collective thirst of around 38,000 city residents on a daily basis, along with whoever else is in the city. And they can drink their water with … more
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