Sen. Carper, Rep. Blunt Rochester Highlight Climate Change Challenges During Beach Visits

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester and Senator Tom Carper visited two Delaware beach communities Tuesday. (photo courtesy of Sen. Tom Carper's Office)

Delaware for the most part is flat and low-lying, leaving it exposed to the threat of climate change, according to Senator Tom Carper, D-Delaware Carper was accompanied by Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Delaware, Delaware Natural Resources Secretary Shawn Garvin and officials with the US Army Corps of Engineers Tuesday during visits to Slaughter Beach and…

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Gov. Carney Releases Delaware Climate Action Plan


Governor John Carney has released a Delaware Climate Action Plan, which he says is a blueprint for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to leave the state better prepared for the impacts of climate change by prioritizing clean energy and improved energy efficiency. The Climate Action Plan resulted from a year-long process that involved Delawareans,…

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Lewes Hosts Environmental Listening Sessions


The City of Lewes invites the public to take part in two additional environmental listening sessions. Lewes is working with the Resilient Community Partnership, established and administered by DNREC Delaware Coastal Programs, to identify environmental challenges that may impact the future of the coastal community. The second of three sessions is tonight (Wednesday June 9th)…

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Rehoboth Beach Plans Public Workshops on Development Plan


The City of Rehoboth Beach is welcoming the public’s input on a new Comprehensive Development Plan. The city is providing residents the opportunity to offer their input on the CDP’s advancement. The Planning Commission has scheduled two initial public workshops on July 20 and August 3, both beginning at 9 a.m. The workshops will focus…

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