Scenic Delaware: At the Cape

Susan Giordano of Lewes took this photo of Cape Henlopen State Park on Dec. 28.

Letter to the Editor: Safety precautions are part of the plan for wind farm

Your letter writer, Paul Breger, wrote (Nov. 27, 2019) that he is concerned about magnetic currents at the Fenwick Island State Park. Perhaps he was not listening to the presentation at the Indian River High School when the Orsted engineer pointed out that the 8-inch cable will be connected to an onshore substation by horizontal […]

Letter to the Editor: U.S. must face its environmental issues

On Nov. 19 my husband and I attended the hearing at Indian River High School to learn more about the proposed wind farm and the transmission station that might be located in Fenwick State Park. The crowd expressed disapproval for the project, and due to little leadership, the meeting lacked organization. The over-60 crowd was […]

Commentary: Wind farm debate

Readers reacted to a recent commentary by Fenwick Island resident headlined “Offshore wind farm projects would destroy ocean views” wherein he says “Skipjack and other offshore wind energy companies are looking to use the tallest wind turbines in the world, measuring 853 feet or three times taller than the turbine in Lewes. As planned, these […]

Letter to the Editor: Skipjack Wind Farm is a win for Delaware

In recent published opinion piece “We must protect tourism from offshore wind” opponents of clean energy are making baseless predictions that are long on fear and short on facts. A simple review of the facts from independent sources shows that wind energy projects in operation are not a threat to nearby home sale prices. The […]

Commentary: Beach view and economy under threat

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Beach lovers visit eastern Sussex County for the ocean, and a pristine view to the horizon is critical to beach enjoyment. In many ways the view to the horizon would be recognized by Native Americans who fished on the beach a thousand years ago. Counting Crows song, They Paved Over Paradise, says, ‘you don’t know […]

Replenishment projects set for Rehoboth, Dewey beaches

REHOBOTH BEACH — The nor’easter that churned off the East Coast last week showed just how vulnerable Delaware’s beaches can be, as several coastal communities faced flooding conditions as ocean waters breached sand dunes. That’s why Dewey Beach Town Manager Scott Koenig said the upcoming beach replenishment projects at both Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach […]