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At DNREC’s request, EPA proposes Newark South Ground Water Plume Site to National Priorities List to resolve concerns about city’s ground water

Date Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017
Categories:  Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances DNREC

DOVER – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it will propose the Newark South Ground Water Plume Site for listing on the National Priorities List (NPL). The listing in the Federal Register will allow EPA to use Superfund authority and resources to work with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to help resolve ground water concerns in the Newark area and determine the sources of contamination there.




Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards in Delaware State Fair ceremony

Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Coastal Programs Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate Division of Fish and Wildlife Division of Parks and Recreation Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC Office of Community Services

HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.

“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”




Make an ‘ECOnnection’ with DNREC at this year’s Delaware State Fair

Date Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Coastal Programs Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate Division of Fish and Wildlife Division of Parks and Recreation Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC News Office of Community Services

With the 2017 Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates today for its fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 20 thru Saturday, July 29), DNREC is again right in the middle of the annual extravaganza – with an array of environmental displays in a newly-climate-controlled State Fair building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.




DNREC to update community June 19 on Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site investigations

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances DNREC Public Health

Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will update the public about the contaminated Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site. The update will be held at the monthly meeting of the Greater Hockessin Area Development Association (GHADA) set for 7 p.m., June 19 at Hockessin Memorial Hall, 610 Yorklyn Road, Hockessin, DE 19707.




Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Committee to meet Wednesday, April 19 in Dover

Date Posted: Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances DNREC

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at Grotto’s Pizza, 1159 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.




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