Bills passed Tuesday would offer rebates for electric vehicles and require some school buses to be electric, too. (Unsplash photo by Cchuttersnap)

Senate passes 5 environment bills, budget

Sam Haut Headlines, Government

On Tuesday, the Senate passed with five bills that relate to the environment, with Republicans offering some resistance, and a budget that had less opposition. House Bill 99, sponsored by Rep. Debra Heffernan, D-Brandywine Hundred South, would require that Delaware meet certain emission reduction requirements, getting to zero net emissions by 2050, and create climate change officers within all nine …

TSD Review June 1

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – June 1, 2023

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Brandywine students design, make Little Free Libraries Winterthur manuscript depicts life, faith of 200 years ago Rosegate drug group could face 20 years in prison Rescue dog made Delaware’s official state pup Business Jeep to stop sending gas-powered Wranglers to DE dealers Ad agency AB&C …

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4 climate bills draw support, criticism ahead of hearings

Sam Haut Government, Headlines

Three House bills and one Senate bill are set to be heard Wednesday by the House Natural Resources and Energy committee and the Senate Environment Energy & Transportation committee.  All of them are part of an initiative by Gov. John Carney and Democratic legislators to lower harmful emissions in Delaware to improve air quality. The package includes eight bills, seven …

Electric vehicle charging

Delaware GOP sets 5 town halls on electric vehicle mandate

Sam Haut Government, Headlines

The Delaware GOP has scheduled five town hall meetings during the next two weeks that will focus on Gov. John Carney’s electric vehicle mandate. That mandate to make 35% of new vehicles electric in Delaware by 2025 and 100% of new vehicle sales electric by 2035, is expected to trigger a raft of new regulations from the Delaware Department of …

TSD Nov 18

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – November 18, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Bench of stone books honors devoted Hockessin library volunteer Milford man’s WWII service took him around world, into D-Day invasion Sussex teen …

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New Castle County to require new homes to be EV-charger ready

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

An electric vehicle charges. Photo courtesy of Nikon Corp. on Unsplash. All new residential units in New Castle County will be required to have the infrastructure to support electric vehicle charging, thanks to an ordinance passed by the County Council last week.  The ordinance, sponsored by Councilwoman Dee Durham, D-District 2, will help new home buyers more easily and less …