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DNREC exhibiting at the Health Hook-up Community Day in New Castle on June 27

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Categories:  Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate DNREC

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will showcase exhibits highlighting air quality monitoring and home energy savings at the 15th annual New Castle Avenue Health Hook-Up Community Day on Tuesday, June 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Bowlerama and Canaan Baptist Church parking lots located at 3031 New Castle Avenue in New Castle.




Delaware students to compete in state Envirothon Thursday, April 27 in Newark

Date Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017
Categories:  Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC

Students from around the state will meet April 27 at the University of Delaware’s Webb Farm in Newark to compete in the 22nd annual Delaware Envirothon – sponsored by the Delaware Association of Conservation Districts (DACD).




DNREC seeks public input on improving state’s air quality using settlement funds from Volkswagen lawsuits

Date Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Air Quality DNREC

DNREC has learned from federal officials that Delaware can anticipate approximately $9 million from an Environmental Mitigation Trust established through partial settlement of lawsuits against the automakers Volkswagen and Audi for installing emissions “defeat devices” on vehicles in violation of the federal Clean Air Act. The Division of Air Quality will hold a public meeting Thursday, March 23, at 6 p.m. at the State Street Commons Building, 100 W. Water Street, Dover, DE 19904, on Delaware’s proposed environmental mitigation plan from the settlement.




DNREC files a third Clean Air Act petition with US EPA to reduce cross-state air pollution, targeting another coal-fired Pa. power plant

Date Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Air Quality DNREC

DOVER – Delaware is taking action again to reduce detrimental impacts of poor air quality coming into the state from upwind sources, with DNREC seeking to have the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency find that the Homer City, Pa. Generating Station is emitting these air pollutants in violation of the federal Clean Air Act (CAA).




Filling out Division of Air Quality online customer satisfaction survey wins bicycle for Harrington woman

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Air Quality DNREC

DNREC’s Division of Air Quality aims to get better mileage out of its customer satisfaction program in the future and used the Delaware State Fair as the vehicle this year not only to tout the program but to tout alternative means of transportation as its State Fair theme, with a drawing that awarded a new bicycle to Samantha Hudran of Harrington for completing DAQ’s online customer satisfaction survey after visiting the fair.





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