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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Requires Croda to Take Actions Protective of Human Health and the Environment at Atlas Point Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Friday, February 26, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced an agreement today with Croda Inc., that requires the company to take actions protective of human health and the environment in addressing recent violations at Croda’s Atlas Point facility near New Castle.




Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.




Air Permitting Training Sessions Scheduled Jan. 12, 19, 26

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2020

usiness owners, consultants and others interested in learning about DNREC’s air quality permitting application process are invited to three virtual training sessions from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26 using WebEx and hosted by DNREC and industry partners. Certificates for professional development hours will be available for those participating.




Croda to Restart Ethylene Oxide Plant for Emissions Test, Then Shut Down

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 18, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced Friday that it has authorized the ethylene oxide plant at the Croda Atlas Point facility near New Castle to restart solely for the purpose of conducting an emissions test, then will shut down and await a department decision on a path forward.




Delaware Taps Fund to Replace Diesel-Guzzling School Buses

Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, December 14, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has awarded $177,674 to The Warehouse, a teen-led co-working space and after-school center in Wilmington, to replace its diesel bus with an all-electric, zero emissions vehicle and purchase charging equipment.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Requires Croda to Take Actions Protective of Human Health and the Environment at Atlas Point Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Friday, February 26, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced an agreement today with Croda Inc., that requires the company to take actions protective of human health and the environment in addressing recent violations at Croda’s Atlas Point facility near New Castle.




Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.




Air Permitting Training Sessions Scheduled Jan. 12, 19, 26

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2020

usiness owners, consultants and others interested in learning about DNREC’s air quality permitting application process are invited to three virtual training sessions from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26 using WebEx and hosted by DNREC and industry partners. Certificates for professional development hours will be available for those participating.




Croda to Restart Ethylene Oxide Plant for Emissions Test, Then Shut Down

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 18, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced Friday that it has authorized the ethylene oxide plant at the Croda Atlas Point facility near New Castle to restart solely for the purpose of conducting an emissions test, then will shut down and await a department decision on a path forward.




Delaware Taps Fund to Replace Diesel-Guzzling School Buses

Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, December 14, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has awarded $177,674 to The Warehouse, a teen-led co-working space and after-school center in Wilmington, to replace its diesel bus with an all-electric, zero emissions vehicle and purchase charging equipment.