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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC, DEMA Sponsor Delaware Flood Awareness Week

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, May 6, 2022

Governor John Carney has proclaimed May 9 through 13 Delaware Flood Awareness Week to inform residents about flood risk, likelihood of flooding from extreme weather events brought on by climate change, the importance of having a flood insurance policy, and flood remediation for property damage or loss.




DNREC’s Monitoring Shows Overall Good Air Quality in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2022

For National Air Quality Awareness Week, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today visited the air monitoring station at MLK Jr. Boulevard in Wilmington.




Sewer Break Discharges Wastewater into Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2022

The New Castle County Department of Public Works repaired a force main break, which caused wastewater to overflow and spill into the Nonesuch Creek and Christina River. The overflow occurred when the force main ruptured near 419 Old Airport Road in New Castle. The wastewater spill was reported to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]




Virtual Ethylene Oxide Informational Meeting to Be Held by DNREC, U.S. EPA and Delaware Division of Public Health

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), along with state and federal partners, will hold a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 regarding ethylene oxide (EtO) – with the meeting’s focus on public health and safety concerns over Croda, Inc.’s EtO production in the New Castle area.




DNREC Mosquito Control Section to Begin Spraying Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes on Wednesday, March 16, weather permitting.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC, DEMA Sponsor Delaware Flood Awareness Week

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, May 6, 2022

Governor John Carney has proclaimed May 9 through 13 Delaware Flood Awareness Week to inform residents about flood risk, likelihood of flooding from extreme weather events brought on by climate change, the importance of having a flood insurance policy, and flood remediation for property damage or loss.




DNREC’s Monitoring Shows Overall Good Air Quality in Delaware

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2022

For National Air Quality Awareness Week, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today visited the air monitoring station at MLK Jr. Boulevard in Wilmington.




Sewer Break Discharges Wastewater into Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2022

The New Castle County Department of Public Works repaired a force main break, which caused wastewater to overflow and spill into the Nonesuch Creek and Christina River. The overflow occurred when the force main ruptured near 419 Old Airport Road in New Castle. The wastewater spill was reported to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]




Virtual Ethylene Oxide Informational Meeting to Be Held by DNREC, U.S. EPA and Delaware Division of Public Health

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), along with state and federal partners, will hold a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 regarding ethylene oxide (EtO) – with the meeting’s focus on public health and safety concerns over Croda, Inc.’s EtO production in the New Castle area.




DNREC Mosquito Control Section to Begin Spraying Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes on Wednesday, March 16, weather permitting.