It should be no secret to Green Delaware’s readers that relentless harassment by scumbag officials has made in impossible for me to live and work full time in Delaware. See, for example: “Evil in a small placeâ€“harassment and selective prosecution by New Castle County.” and “Evil in a small place (#2) â€¦.future of Green Delaware.” Continue reading
Tag Archives: energy
"A Nighttime Letter to the Grandchildren"
When Stewart Lee Udall died on March 20th at age 90, we lost a giant of a gentleman and a passionate former public servant.
A report from Legalectric.org on the 2009 Delaware Electric Coop Annual Meeting
Alert 666: No new coal plant for the Delaware Electric Cooperative
Tell it to Bill Andrew, President and CEO:
Imprudent, unhealthy doings at the Delaware Electric Cooperative
Coop should not invest members’ energy future in new coal plant
Years ago, I suggested in the State News that Delaware Electric Cooperative (“the Coop”) should invest in conservation and efficiency programs in its own service area, benefiting members and local businesses, rather than send this money our of state to buy nuclear power from Virginia. Continue reading
Alert 664: July 14, 2008: — Delmarva Power “IRP” Public Comment Session
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
Alert 662: The big bad guys, a sick river, some good guys, and “Cooling towers”
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
Report on May 28, 2009, Newport incinerator meeting ….
“There is no way we are going to work that this session.”
“The state, however, needs to be careful not to allow cogeneration systems to burn high emission solid fuels.”
–candidate Jack Markell
Decreased electric demand delays MAPP transmission line
Greendel Alert 658: “Biomass” burners could liquidate our forests
I hope you are aware of, and speaking out against, the current attempt to roll back Delaware’s nation-leading laws against incineration.Â If not, see:
Alert 654: Ciba (BASF) rolls out a new air pollution threat to your healthâ€¦..
Letter to General Assembly members: â€œNo â€˜biomassâ€™ burning in Delaware
The News Journal also has done a story:
In the News-Journal: â€œCiba proposes waste-fueled generatorâ€
(The rest of Delaware’s media, including blogs, has mostly been in blackout mode.)