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  Archives:  July 2017

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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

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.




4th annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta, co-sponsored by DNREC’s Reclaim Our River program, set for Saturday, Aug. 5 on Nanticoke River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

The fourth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta – presented by the Delaware Nature Society’s Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, in conjunction with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Reclaim Our River Program, the Town of Blades and the Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron – will cast off on Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, 26 North Market Street, Blades.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police rescue woman thrown overboard from her own boat into Rehoboth Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers rescued a 65-year-old Lewes woman from Rehoboth Bay Thursday after she was ejected from her fishing skiff.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation Removing Barrier to Absentee Voting for Delaware Voters

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

New law removes notary requirement, expanding voting access for younger Delawareans attending school out of state DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday signed into law House Bill 47, bipartisan legislation that removes the notary requirement for qualified Delaware voters requesting absentee ballots. The legislation will eliminate a barrier for voters seeking to cast […]




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 17-23

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 2,123 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public between July 17 and 23, including 269 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.






  Archives:  July 2017

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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

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.




4th annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta, co-sponsored by DNREC’s Reclaim Our River program, set for Saturday, Aug. 5 on Nanticoke River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

The fourth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta – presented by the Delaware Nature Society’s Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, in conjunction with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Reclaim Our River Program, the Town of Blades and the Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron – will cast off on Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, 26 North Market Street, Blades.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police rescue woman thrown overboard from her own boat into Rehoboth Bay

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers rescued a 65-year-old Lewes woman from Rehoboth Bay Thursday after she was ejected from her fishing skiff.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation Removing Barrier to Absentee Voting for Delaware Voters

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

New law removes notary requirement, expanding voting access for younger Delawareans attending school out of state DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday signed into law House Bill 47, bipartisan legislation that removes the notary requirement for qualified Delaware voters requesting absentee ballots. The legislation will eliminate a barrier for voters seeking to cast […]




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 17-23

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 2,123 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public between July 17 and 23, including 269 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.