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The company leasing the Port of Wilmington is starting to deliver promised improvements at the facility.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

An clean air advocate has some concerns about the slag grinding facility proposed for near the Port of Wilmington.

 


Courtesy of Walan Speciality Construction Products

Residents of Southbridge will press for more answers about a proposed slag grinding facility at a community meeting Saturday.


Courtesy of Walan Speciality Construction Products

Residents won a small victory in their ongoing opposition to a slag processing facility hoping to set up shop in Wilmington’s Southbridge neighborhood.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

This story was originally published Sept. 14, 2018.

 

New Castle County has finished surveying residents of two communities along Route 9 about environmental conditions in their neighborhoods— and whether they might ultimately want to relocate, if given the opportunity.


Jon Hurdle / Delaware Public Media

Elisia Downing has been a resident of Ellendale for only a few months but she’s already familiar with the challenges of living without clean water from the taps in the home she shares with her daughter.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The agreement leasing operation of the Port of Wilmington to Emirati company Gulftainer is now official.


Delaware Public Media

Sen. Chris Coons said President Donald Trump is misusing his national security authority to impose tariffs.


Delaware Public Media

The federal government has signed off Delaware’s deal to lease the Port of Wilmington to Middle Eastern port operator Gulftainer.

Delaware Public Media

State lawmakers have given their blessing to a plan to put the Port of Wilmington in the hands of a private operator.

A resolution signing off on a $580 million deal with Gulftainer to lease the port for 50 years sailed through both chambers of the General Assembly Tuesday.

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