The State of Delaware recently noticed a new plan by the Delaware City Refinery to stabilize the shoreline from sea level rise and erosion. While on the surface the plan looks like a progressive way to protect the refinery's shoreline and fire suppression equipment (behind the docks in the oil unloading/loading area), a closer look reveals serious problems with the plan and a lack of substantiation of claims made about environmental benefits with evidence and documentation.
This July 4th a few of our chapter volunteers took the opportunity to celebrate America's birthday by working to save "buy local" & "buy American", our democracy and our environment from "fast track" of expansive and overreaching trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership. We handed out flyers at the Hockessin July 4th parade about Fast Track and the TPP and talked with Congressman Carney to ask him to speak out against Fast Track.
- Provides chapter with a long-range vision of what the Club's conservation strategy and priorities should be over the next two to five years.
- Identifies conservation issues needing attention and worthy of chapter consideration.
- Develops conservation priorities.
- Designs plans and strategies for current conservation campaigns.
Meetings: Second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm in Room 9 of the Community Services Building, Wilmington.