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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Rollback of Vehicle Emission Standards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Rollback is detrimental to Delaware’s environment, economy and public health, Governor says WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider the agency’s planned revision of Light Duty Vehicle Standards for auto emissions because of adverse environmental, economic and health impacts for Delaware. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt […]




DNREC issues Conciliation Order by Consent to Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals, LP addressing alleged air pollution violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018

DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Conciliation Order by Consent to Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals, LP addressing alleged violations of Delaware’s regulations governing air pollution. The order calls for a cash penalty of $600,000 from Sunoco and an additional $150,000 for an environmental improvement project.




DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements totaling $218,000 on refinery’s outstanding violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

DNREC announced today that it has reached two separate settlement agreements with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over environmental violations by the company’s refinery in Delaware City. The two settlement agreements – totaling $218,000 – are the culmination of a series of violations for the refinery.




DNREC to host public meeting Monday, Jan. 8 in Wilmington as listening session on EPA’s proposed repeal of federal Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018

Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a public meeting Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 to provide an opportunity for Delawareans and citizens of other East Coast states to comment on the US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to repeal the federal Clean Power Plan.




Delaware to Sue U.S. EPA for Failure to Curb Out-of-State Air Pollution

Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

“Delawareans deserve clean air,” says Governor John Carney  WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware announced today its intent to send four Notice of Intent to Sue letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding air pollution that comes into Delaware from other states. The NOI letters, as required by the federal Clean Air Act, inform the […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Rollback of Vehicle Emission Standards

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Rollback is detrimental to Delaware’s environment, economy and public health, Governor says WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider the agency’s planned revision of Light Duty Vehicle Standards for auto emissions because of adverse environmental, economic and health impacts for Delaware. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt […]




DNREC issues Conciliation Order by Consent to Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals, LP addressing alleged air pollution violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018

DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Conciliation Order by Consent to Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals, LP addressing alleged violations of Delaware’s regulations governing air pollution. The order calls for a cash penalty of $600,000 from Sunoco and an additional $150,000 for an environmental improvement project.




DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements totaling $218,000 on refinery’s outstanding violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

DNREC announced today that it has reached two separate settlement agreements with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over environmental violations by the company’s refinery in Delaware City. The two settlement agreements – totaling $218,000 – are the culmination of a series of violations for the refinery.




DNREC to host public meeting Monday, Jan. 8 in Wilmington as listening session on EPA’s proposed repeal of federal Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018

Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a public meeting Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 to provide an opportunity for Delawareans and citizens of other East Coast states to comment on the US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to repeal the federal Clean Power Plan.




Delaware to Sue U.S. EPA for Failure to Curb Out-of-State Air Pollution

Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

“Delawareans deserve clean air,” says Governor John Carney  WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware announced today its intent to send four Notice of Intent to Sue letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding air pollution that comes into Delaware from other states. The NOI letters, as required by the federal Clean Air Act, inform the […]