This week, February 18 through 25, 2012, FFA members in Delaware and across the nation will celebrate National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Week.
FFA is a national organization of 540,739 members and 7,489 chapters from all 50 states, as …

Escrito el 10 Feb 2012

What’s the ...

The default response to criticism of solar subsidies is that the oil industry receives subsidies. So, for the record, accelerated depreciation on drilling equipment and oil depletion allowances that made sense to encourage drilling when oil was at $30 a …

Escrito el 04 Aug 2011

The Truth ...

America’s largest oil and natural gas companies recently reported quarterly earnings, and as expected, profits were up. But the caricature of fat-cat energy executives lining their pockets at the expense of the everyman doesn’t hold up to scrutiny.

ExxonMobil posted …

Escrito el 20 Jun 2011

Is ...

Joe Veilleux doesn’t view himself as an environmentalist, but he understands how his actions might paint him with that brush.

“I’m not an environmentalist,” said Veilleux, general manager of the U.S. operations of natural health ingredient manufacturer Euromed. “I’m a …

Escrito el 19 Apr 2011

Why Bad ...

There is nothing worse than a bad haircut.

The one thing you can’t do with a bad haircut is uncut it, so you just have to wait for it to grow out before you can fix it. That’s how expert …

Escrito el 05 Apr 2011

Dept. of ...

Lewes, DE – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Michael R. Bromwich today announced that the Department is initiating the process to offer the first commercial …

Escrito el 31 Mar 2011

Dept. of ...

Lewes, DE – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Michael R. Bromwich today announced that the Department is initiating the process to offer the first commercial …

Escrito el 31 Mar 2011

President Obama has been touring the country to talk about “Winning the Future.” And at each event, he’s promised to take “clean energy from imagination to reality.”

Conspicuously absent from all his recent speeches, though, has been any mention of …

Escrito el 21 Mar 2011

Where are ...

Green jobs will make the economy grow, or so the often repeated mantra goes.

Actually there are fewer green jobs in Delaware now than in 2003 (750 in 2003, 650 in 20111) and significant job growth appears to be unlikely. …

Escrito el 21 Mar 2011

Gardening ...

Here’s your gardening calendar for March.
For the first half of March:
Finish pruning shrubs and ornamental trees, except spring flowering shrubs, before growth starts. Prune spring flowering shrubs (lilac, forsythia, etc.) as soon as they finish flowering.
Finish pruning …

Escrito el 24 Feb 2011

Sussex ...

This week, February 19 through 26, 2011, FFA members in Delaware and across the nation will celebrate National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Week.

FFA is a national organization of 523,309 members and 7,487 chapters from all 50 states, as …

Escrito el 22 Feb 2011

Free ...

Georgetown, DE – The first in a series of free community forums entitled “Energy & You: Achievable, Affordable and Sustainable” will be held on Tuesday, January 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the theater of the Arts & Science …

Escrito el 09 Jan 2011