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Executive - Press Release

Posted on: August 20, 2019

County Executive Meyer unveils “Green Agenda” environmental legislation to protect open spaces, wat

WILMINGTON, DE – New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer along with New Castle County’s leading environmental advocates will roll out the administration’s new “Green Agenda” draft ordinances that will protect county forests, water supply, scenic views and open spaces.

“Green Agenda” items include:

  • Limiting landfill height
  • Creating more opportunities for clean and efficient energy with the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program
  • Protecting water quality through the elimination of septic systems in major subdivisions
  • Preserving and enhancing scenic views along byways
  • Promoting quality community open space
  • Conserving forests and habitats
  • Updating the County Drainage Code for consistency and best practices

WHO                           New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer

                                    New Castle County Land Use Manager Rich Hall

                                    Councilwoman Dee Durham (Council District 2)

                                    Peggy Schultz, League of Women Voters


DATE & TIME              Wednesday, August 21 at 11:30 a.m.

LOCATION                  Rockwood Carriage House

                                    4671 Washington Street Extension

                                    Wilmington, DE 19809

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