Today, Thursday, May 30, 2013, is a Code Orange bad air day for ozone and a Code Yellow bad air day for “fine particles” (PM2.5).
Friday and perhaps Saturday are also expected to be Code Orange for ozone.
Wednesday, May 29th, was Code Yellow for both ozone and particles.
Tuesday, May 28th, was Code Yellow for particles.
So, obviously, Delaware is well into a summer bad air season. Continue reading
Which are standing for a healthy future?
Public outcry needed to beat special interests…. Continue reading
Agency thinks this requirement is “redundant:”No new cell of an industrial landfill shall be located in an area … that is environmentally unique or valuable.”
“Public Hearing” on August 20th in Dover at 6:00 pm (details below)
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In Alert 656:Â Do you want a say over Delawareâ€™s energy future? we reported on attempts to curtain public input into Delmarva Power’s planning.Â We invited people speak out if they wanted public meetings and some people did.Â One of the three scheduled meetings (in Dover) was kept on the agenda and the other two, in Sussex and New Castle Counties, were cancelled.Â (I was especially annoyed that Blue Water Wind, which benefited so much from public support for its offshore wind project, supported cancelling the “public comment sessions.”Â Remember that, folks.) Continue reading
Many readers will know about this issue–Green Delaware has written about it quite a bit, and recently even the mainstream press has been paying some attention.
Technically, the problem is simple:Â Big bad industrial sites–mainly, in Delaware, Conectiv’s Edge-Moor Power Plant, Valero’s Delaware City Refinery, and NRG’s Indian River Power Plant–pump hundreds of millions of gallons of water out of the Delaware River and Rehoboth Bay every day.Â DuPont, Sunoco, and others are also offenders.Â The biggest single offender is the Salem/Hope Creek nuclear complex across the river in New Jersey. Continue reading
Delmarva Power, (Un)”Public Advocate,” others seek to cancel public meetings
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Green Delaware Alert 650
“PSE & G To give a presentation on nuclear power” in Legislative Hall, Dover, Wed, April 9, 2009 4:00
Can Markell and his people tell the good ideas from the bad ones?Â Will they listen to non-brownnosers?