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Coastal Zone Act

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A bill opening up Delaware’s landmark Coastal Zone Act to new development is now law.

Coastal Zone Act revision heads to Delaware Senate

Jun 20, 2017
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House lawmakers signed off on a bill Tuesday to loosen up the Coastal Zone Act.


Coastal Zone Act revision clears House committee

Jun 7, 2017
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A House committee approved a bill to ease development restrictions at 14 polluted sites along Delaware’s coastline Wednesday night.

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At the old Claymont Steel site in northern New Castle County, some 425 acres of land sits empty and derelict, dotted with piles of brick and the rusting remnants of the Evraz steelworks that operated there until it closed in December 2013.

Delaware lawmakers try to make over Coastal Zone Act

May 18, 2017
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A bipartisan group of lawmakers are trying to pry open the landmark Coastal Zone Act.


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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle seem ready to give Gov. Carney a chance following his first address to the General Assembly.

Carney transition plan released

Jan 19, 2017
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Governor John Carney’s (D) transition team issued a wide-ranging, nearly 100-point plan Thursday that he says will inform his first three months in office.

The Delaware Nature Society celebrated its 50th anniversary at Wednesday night’s annual meeting.

The state’s affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation spent the meeting recognizing various individuals who had done significant work for the organization, from advancing science to expanding education and outreach.