The Morning News for December 6, 2010

by Dave on December 6, 2010


University of Delaware plans test field for wind turbines (Delaware Online)
The University of Delaware is moving forward with plans to develop a field to test wind turbines in shallow water off the Delaware coast. (MORE)

Developers’ deals called a free ride (Delaware Online)
In the midst of Sussex County’s worst housing market ever, the Delaware Department of Transportation is paying two wealthy and politically connected housing developers a total of $60,000 a month, nearly $2 million total, not to build new homes on their land. (MORE)

Delaware residents win home energy makeovers (Delmarva Now)
Barbara Westfall’s historic home is in need of energy-saving enhancements, so when she discovered she had won Energize Delaware’s Home Energy Makeover Contest, she was ecstatic. (MORE)


Canal dredging at last finished (News Journal)
After years of legal fights, weather hold-ups and dirt-related delays, the long-awaited and controversial Assawoman Canal dredging project is over — though officials still don’t know how much recent time extensions have cost taxpayers. (MORE)

Police checking DNA to ID body found at Assateague (Delmarva Now)
Authorities say they have no solid leads on the identity of a man whose body washed ashore at Assateague Island a month ago or any firm indication of why he died. (MORE)

Bluewater sees shortened path for Delaware wind-energy plan (News Journal)
At the top of the offshore wind industry’s wish list has long been shortening a permitting timeline that threatened to drive away investors and run out the clock on temporary tax incentives. (MORE)

Student iPad program finds success (Delmarva Now)
Freshman math students at Cape Henlopen High School have been using Apple iPads for about two weeks, and so far the new technology has been a success, officials said. (MORE)

DNREC gives Rehoboth $500,000 energy grant (News Journal)
The city has been awarded a $500,000 grant to make four municipal buildings more energy-efficient. (MORE)

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Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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