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Delaware state parks receive national award for excellence

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Trap Pond State Park. Photo courtesy of DNREC. Delaware’s state parks have won a national award for excellence in park and recreation management. The recognition from the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and National Recreation and Park Association is judged on long-range planning, resource management, innovation and fiscal responsibility. This marks the second time Delaware’s state parks received …

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$80 million Clean Water Act sets up trust to direct cash into projects

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Wetlands in Sussex County. Photo by Joann Kingsley/Delaware Community Lens   A bipartisan bill aimed at addressing wastewater and drinking water issues in Delaware’s underserved communities was signed into law by Gov. John Carney Thursday after six years in the making. House Bill 200, the Clean Water for Delaware Act, creates a framework and funding source which lawmakers say will …