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Delaware researchers are getting more federal funding to develop recommendations to address the state’s climate challenges.


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Testing on private wells in Blades area have discovered water from at least one is contaminated.

Officials from DNREC and Delaware’s Division of Public Health say one of the 39 private wells sampled by the EPA found elevated levels of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs).

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

Two weeks after finding wells in the Town of Blades to be contaminated, state officials say the water there is safe to drink once again.

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

Mountaire Farms met with Millsboro-area residents Wednesday night to start a public dialogue about frustrations regarding elevated nitrate levels in residential wells.