DNREC’s new environmental justice webpage will include a mapping tool that will enable Delawareans to use a wide range of screening criteria for pinpointing areas that have historically been vulnerable to contaminants and other pollution to the state’s land, air and water.
“As DNREC’s environmental justice coordinator, Dr. Moore is responsible for developing and leading the implementation of the agency’s strategic vision of environmental justice while seeing that it aligns with federal guidance on EJ issues. To that end, Dr. Moore also serves as DNREC’s Title VI coordinator.”
“Over the past two years, three solar projects have been approved, another six are pending a decision by Sussex County Council and another was introduced during council’s Jan. 20 meeting.”
“The Biden administration is trying to move Americans away from gas-powered cars, but replacing every internal combustion engine with a battery brings its own environmental cost.”
“The secretary of Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources implored lawmakers this week to look more deeply at logistical and cost implications of the proposed clean heat standard, a measure designed to reduce climate emissions from Vermont’s buildings.”
“Grants were awarded to several businesses and one Delaware municipality for the 14 sites. The chargers will be accessible to the public 24 hours a day and users will pay a fee for powering their vehicles.”
“Electric vehicle drivers will have more opportunities to charge up along Delaware roads with the installation of 14 new DC Fast Charging stations funded by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.”
“Delaware Interfaith Power and Light and Citizens’ Climate Lobby of Delaware will host a Climate Change virtual forum at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31 where business leaders will share their insights and approach to preparing for the future.”