Folks, we need you to write comments and send them in on the Army Corps’ permit to build the proposed Ocean Outfall pipe for the Rehoboth Beach Sewage Treatment Plant.
We’ve written a set of talking points for your letter and provided the email address to send them to etc below. Please take 5 minutes to write this letter! Text and a picture of the talking points below. Thanks!
Our own Gregg Rosner wrote a great Letter to the Editor in the Cape Gazette recently. Please check out everything he had to say about the illegal sewage plant discharges into Rehoboth Bay here.
Click the link to read the letter The Surfrider Foundation Delaware Chapter sent to DNREC to express our concerns regarding the July 26, 2016 Notice of Violation issued to the City of Rehoboth Beach.
This article is trying to make heads or tail of the current wastewater situation in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Click here to read the article which includes concerns from The Surfrider Foundation about recent violations and the storm drain issue the city is required to remediate.
You may have read already that the Rehoboth Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant has received a violation form the State of Delaware, (DNREC) for discharging brown solids into the Rehoboth-Lewes Canal. Cape Gazette’s take here. And WGMD’s article here. We are linking the actual violation letter from the State to the plant because it makes for good reading and there are pictures!
Originally Posted on Feb 26, 2016 on www.Delaware-Surf-Fishing.com
By: Gregg W Rosner
In the Delaware River before 1890, there were an estimated 180,000 adult females spawning, and now the total spawning adults in that river is believed to number fewer than 300.
This amazing article written by Gregg W. Rosner was published is the Delaware Beach Life holiday edition. Read the entire article below.
We are not going to sugar coat this – we lost our appeal to the Environmental Appeals Board – but please note that the case was not even heard on its merits. We lost because DNREC argued that the Environmental Appeals Board does not have jurisdiction over decisions like this. More from the News Journal’s Molly Murray here.