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February 27, 2015

Delaware Surfriders appeal Rehoboth outfall decision

Cooper not surprised by action
By Ryan Mavity | Feb 27, 2015

Article can be found on capegazette.villagesoup.com

REHOBOTH BEACH — The Delaware chapter of the Surfrider Foundation has appealed Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary David Small’s decision to approve Rehoboth Beach’s ocean outfall project.

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February 26, 2015

Outfall Pipe Decision Appealed by Surfrider

For absolutely no reason, this news report on the Chapter’s Outfall Pipe Appeal comes to you…from a helicopter.

The Chapter is appealing DNREC’s January 5th decision that accepted the findings of the Environmental Impact Statement, EIS, for the proposed Rehoboth Beach Outfall pipe.
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February 25, 2015

Rehoboth set to borrow $58 million

Voters must approve spending plan

By Ryan Mavity | Feb 16, 2015
Article can be found on capegazette.villagesoup.com
Rehoboth Beach officials are planning to hold a spring referendum to allow city officials to borrow  money for a new City Hall complex and for the proposed ocean outfall project.

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Beach voters will likely go to the polls in April or May to vote on a referendum to pay for the proposed ocean outfall and an upgraded City Hall.

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February 25, 2015

Rehoboth ocean outfall study appealed

Molly Murray, The News Journal 11:28 a.m. EST February 24, 2015

When Rehoboth Beach officials looked for land for an alternative disposal site for their municipal sewerage, the coastal real estate market was booming.

They contacted landowner, after landowner and found no one tilling to sell.

So the city proceeded with a proposal to build an ocean outfall, a plan that was supported as the best option in an environmental impact statement recently approved by state environmental officials.


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February 17, 2015

Video – Gregg Rosner gets Chapter Leadership East Award from Surfrider

Due to his tireless commitment and work to stop the Rehoboth Beach Ocean Outfall Pipe, Gregg Rosner was nominated for and won the Chapter Leadership East Award from Surfrider Foundation at their annual Wavemaker Awards Dinner held in San Clemente, CA on January 31, 2015.
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February 17, 2015

North Side Indian River Inlet Monitoring Report

In 2012, the Delaware Surfrider Foundation Chapter formed the Surf Quality and Access Committee to focus on issues such as surf spot protection, surfing access, and improve surfing opportunities in Delaware. An overall assessment of surfing opportunities in Delaware is available in the “State of Surfing in Delaware” a report released in January 2014.

See Full Report: North Side Indian River Inlet Monitoring Report

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February 1, 2015

Surf Movies in Milton Theater

Saturday – February 7, 2015 @ 6PM
Premier Centre for the Arts at the Milton Theatre – Milton, DE
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February 1, 2015

Local environmental groups split on Rehoboth Beach outfall project

Local environmental groups split on Rehoboth Beach outfall project
By Eli Chen – January 30, 2015

On a regular day, the Rehoboth Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant takes in about 1.3 million gallons of sewage from Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Cape Henlopen Acres and North Shores.

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January 26, 2015

The Solution to Ocean Outfall is Land Based Application

The article in the Washington Post had good detail and info from both sides, but the solution to the problem – land based application or spray irrigation – was not mentioned. Here is some more detail of those solutions. 
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January 26, 2015

Washington Post Article on Rehoboth Ocean Outfall Pipe

This was great coverage in the Metro Section of Sunday’s paper. Unfortunately there is no mention of the solution or the real problem with ocean outfall – the waste of fresh water.

In scenic Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, a proposed sewer outfall causes nasty fallout
By Darryl Fears January 24
Washington Post Article

There are glitzier beaches in America, but most are not nearly as pristine as Delaware’s Rehoboth Beach, where the water quality is routinely ranked among the nation’s best.

But the same can’t be said for dirty Rehoboth Bay, separated from the popular ocean beach by a sliver of coastal highway. For decades, wastewater treated at a nearby sewer facility has been dumped into a canal that runs to the bay. A court has ordered it to stop
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