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Sussex County Council approved a plan Tuesday to regulate housing density near state tidal wetlands.


Environmental groups are decrying the Trump administration’s decision allowing seismic testing off the First State’s coast.


The Delaware Department of Natural Resources is finalizing new regulations dealing with the outdoor removal of lead paint.

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Where the waters of the Delaware Bay once rushed through a dune breach into the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, a freshly constructed beach planted with neat lines of dune grass now defends the northern edge of the preserve from the flooding that almost wiped it out just a few years ago.

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A University of Delaware professor has come up with a way to improve the performance and safety of batteries.

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The Smyrna Police Department recently added a mental health professional to its patrol unit.

The multi-agency federal climate report released on Black Friday outlines impacts of climate change nationwide.


The report included details on what the northeast region, and Delaware in particular, may experience.

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A destructive insect from Asia that attacks and kills Ash trees is showing up in more places around Delaware.


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Chemours is being fined $13 million by the state of North Carolina.

Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children is looking to expand its use of 3D printing to assist with complex surgical procedures.