Month: October 2017

(AP) — State environmental officials have begun the process for developing regulations for new industry in Delaware’s environmentally protected coastal zone. A new law enacted this year establishes a permitting process for new use of 14 existing industry sites within the zone, including abandoned brownfields. State environmental secretary Shawn Garvin signed a notice last week…

The First State Community Loan Fund is holding an eight week business development program at the Central Baptist Church and The Women’s Business Center on Wilmington’s Eastside. The program walks prospective small business owners and entrepreneurs through the planning, research and implementation process of creating a business plan. The classes will take place every Tuesday.…

Chemours healthy at two-year mark

By Roger Morris Special to Delaware Business Times When the Chemours Co. was spun off from DuPont on July 1, 2015, there were those who thought it would never get off life support. It had old products, too much debt and the prospect of worrisome litigation. Additionally, “Immediately post-spin, we were hit with currency shifts…

U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester are teaming up with General Growth Properties to host a seasonal job fair this Friday at the Christiana Mall in Newark. The fair will include 35 employers from the mall, which anticipates the need for more workers to meet the holiday rush.…

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control issued a cease and desist order to Anderson’s Recycling, Inc. According to the agency, the company violated Delaware laws and regulations on the transportation and management of scrap tires. Anderson’s Recycling, located at  9320 Old Race Track Road in Delmar, failed to submit necessary permits and did not…

Downtown districts in Dover, Georgetown, Harrington, Laurel, Milford, Seaford, Smyrna and Wilmington now have a chance to get state funds for property investments. The Delaware State Housing Authority is accepting applications for its Downtown Development District Program now through December 15. The grant offers up to 20 percent rebates on property investments of more than…