Cooper not surprised by action
By Ryan Mavity | Feb 27, 2015
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.
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.
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.
Rehoboth outfall fallout just beginning
By Gregg Rosner | Jan 16, 2015
The first rule of wildlife conservation is you cannot save species if you do not save habitat. For those of us who are conservative, we should regard that ethos and preserve our natural world for future generations, along with the health and well-being of all species that share this planet. If not, then that makes you a radical, someone disregarding the intrinsic value of biodiversity, which is directly and importantly the foundation of humanity on many fundamental levels.
Environmental groups protest outfall decision
Opponents cite deficiencies in science supporting approval
REHOBOTH BEACH — Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s approval of Rehoboth Beach’s ocean outfall has left environmental groups pondering their next moves to stop the project.
Rachael Pacella, DelmarvaNow 7:02 p.m. EST January 5, 2015
Rehoboth Beach’s proposed ocean outfall has been called a lot of things, from a solution to pollution in the bays to a public relations nightmare, but after more than a year of stagnation, it can now be called “moving” again.
Gregg W. Rosner representing Surfrider Foundation Delaware Chapter on WBOC News discussing the approval for Rehoboth Beach Outfall Pipe Project.
Rehoboth ocean outfall wins approval
City to begin construction in October 2017
By Ryan Mavity | Jan 05, 2015
Rehoboth Beach has received approval for state funding to build its long-awaited ocean outfall. Construction on the project, which will carry highly treated wastewater from the city treatment plant some 6,000 feet into the ocean, is expected to be complete by June 1, 2018.
Experts lack data to link injuries to recent projects
By Maddy Lauria | Nov 21, 2014