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New legislation looks to protect beach economy and nature

Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

Two Delaware Republicans are working on a resolution to protect the state’s beach economy and environment. Senate Republican Leader Gerald Hocker, R-Ocean View, and Rep. Ron Gray, R-Selbyville, announced legislation Friday that would require irrevocable pre-construction decommissioning bonds be posted. RELATED: US Wind offers Delaware beach towns $2 million each Their resolution would also mandate that wind farm developers commit …

TSD Review Jan 25

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – January 25, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include Expanded Wilmington Airport among DRBA’s $132.7M capital plan Judge: Cabela’s can’t hide behind fed issues in stolen ammo case Fenwick mayor: Wind farm deal ‘rushing to outcome’ Student loan borrowers could get Bill of Rights St George’s wins a thriller at Odessa Click on the image below to view the PDF Sonja Frey

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Fenwick mayor: Wind farm deal ‘rushing to outcome’

Katie KazimirGovernment, Headlines

Fenwick Island Mayor Natalie Magdeburger has a lot of questions about the state embracing a plan to bring an offshore wind power cables ashore in a Delaware State Park near her town: US Wind is an Italian company and could be sold, she pointed out. Could that give an unfriendly company access to the United States’ power grid? What exactly …

TSD Review Jan 4

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – January 4, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include Wilmington named World War II Heritage City Florida fintech company Novo to expand in Wilmington Educator pay raise proposals to get joint hearing Jan. 11 Meet Cory Hafer, Delaware’s 2024 Teacher of Year Courtside View – Week 3 girls basketball top 10 rankings Click on the image below to view the PDF Sonja Frey

The proposed US Wind benefits package includes annual payments over 20 years, worth $2 million dollars to each town.

US Wind offers 5 Delaware beach towns $2 million each

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Business

A national offshore wind energy development company is making its case to Delaware’s coastal towns. US Wind, Inc. recently presented a package of community benefits for Delaware’s coastal residents to the Delaware Association of Coastal Towns. The community benefits package includes a stream of annual payments over 20 years, worth $2 million dollars to each town.  The payments would begin …

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Rehoboth’s offshore wind primer aired all sides of issue

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

Whether you are a big fan of offshore wind power or you want all those turbines gone with the wind, a special meeting held by Rehoboth Beach officials offered insight into the projects and processes to create them. The four-hour meeting revolved around the three projects proposed off Delaware’s coast and ultimately functioned as an illuminating primer on the issue. …

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Offshore wind research to begin near DE Seashore State Park

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park will see an increase in research activity in the coming months, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Monday. US Wind and Ørsted, two offshore wind energy development companies, will conduct research and collect data to determine the best paths forward for their offshore wind projects. Both companies plan to update and …