Month: January 2019

(AP) — State officials say the Delaware Bay’s stock of blue crabs is continuing a four-year growth streak. The Delaware State News reported Tuesday that harvest, population estimates and other data from the state’s 2018 blue crab season indicate the bay’s stock is growing. Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control biometrician Richard Wong…

(AP) — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says a manufacturing plant near Newport is being fined $80,000 for dumping nearly 2 tons of excess pollution into the air. The agency issued a statement Tuesday that said MEDAL Air Liquide exceeded its permitted air pollution limits more than 270 times between 2016…

AICPA Votes to pass New Audit Standard for Employee Benefit Plans

Website In December 2018 the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) voted to approve Statement on Auditing Standards, Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Planssubject to ERISA (EBPSAS).  The EBP SAS prescribes certain new performance requirements for an audit of financial statements of employee benefit…

Three women talk about their rise to restaurant leadership

By Dan Linehan Special to Delaware Business Times Lexi Hawkins, Alison Gutsche and Christine Wesley started serving at restaurants to support their liberal arts educations. But something about restaurant life — its chaotic energy, frenetic pace and the challenge of creating something delicious amid that disorder — pulled at them in places that geology, biology…

(AP) — A state panel reversed itself Monday and ruled that two civic groups can pursue a challenge to a permit allowing a Delaware oil refinery to ship unblended ethanol to other facilities along the East Coast. Members of the Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board voted 4-3 to allow the Delaware Audubon Society and the…