Sustainable and Resilient Remediation
Brownfields Grant Funding Eligible Expenses Guidance incldes a section on green remediation: “Includes costs associated with the coordination, oversight, and implementation of green infrastructure, and/or ecological revitalization at a Delaware Certified Brownfield Site in addition to the infrastructure, landscaping, etc. required by Attachment B, the Final Plan of Remedial Action, or the Interim Action. Other consultant coordination and oversight activities related to the implementation of green infrastructure or ecological revitalization actions not listed separately in this document may also apply to this task.”
Summary of Recommendations; Prepared under Executive Order 41: Preparing Delaware for Emerging Climate Impacts and Seizing Economic Opportunities from Reducing Emissions
Created a Governor’s Committee on Climate and Resiliency to oversee the development of an implementation plan that maintains and builds upon Delaware’s leadership in responsibly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Executive Order requires the committee to develop agency-specific actionable recommendations for improving the state’s preparedness and resiliency to climate impacts on public health and safety, public infrastructure and facilities, water resources, natural ecosystems, agriculture, tourism, and other
industries. The recommendations shall prioritize the use of natural systems or green infrastructure as the preferred means to improve resiliency.
Website and resources for adapting to sea level rise.
Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment, for the document, part of a series, this issue “…contains background information about sea level rise, methods used to determine
vulnerability and a comprehensive accounting of the extent and impacts that sea level rise will have on 79
resources in the state.”
Recommendations for Adapting to Sea Level Rise in Delaware. Part oa a series, this document “…It is intended to assist government agencies, businesses and individuals make wellinformed choices about preparing for and responding to sea level rise. Its central component is a set of
recommendations for building the state’s ability to adapt to sea level rise.”
2014 Sea Level Rise Workshop Proceedings and Interim Implementation Plan – give 1-2 sentence summary please
The Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy uses an integrated approach of applied science, education, policy development, and incentives to address Delaware’s climate, energy, and coastal challenges.
Delaware’s state wildfire webpage, from the site “…The Delaware Forest Service works to minimize damage from wildland fire through prevention and suppression activities. We provide staff and equipment at our Blackbird and Redden offices to help firefighters control wildfires. We also loan wildland fire suppression tools (backpack water tanks, hand tools, etc.) to volunteer fire companies to assist their suppression efforts…”