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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Mirror Lake clean-up earns more national acclaim; innovative approach reduces pollutants in the Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

DNREC announced it has successfully used an innovative approach to reduce polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in two Delaware waterways.




DNREC ECU seeks public help in identifying suspect illegally dumping at Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste Site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

DNREC is seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a pickup truck who was twice seen on surveillance cameras illegally dumping.




USAF, Dover AFB advise state agencies that PFAS chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory found in four wells near base

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2019

The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health, that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have returned elevated levels of PFOS and PFOA above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory for these substances of 70 parts per trillion (ppt).




DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC reach settlement agreement on Solid Waste Permit violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC have entered into a settlement agreement that resolves environmental violations arising from operations at a Perdue composting facility in Seaford, Delaware.




DNREC offers new cycle of Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering another opportunity under the Universal Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program to help Delaware organizations support the state’s municipal solid waste (MSW) diversion goal of 60 percent diversion of MSW by Jan. 1, 2020.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Mirror Lake clean-up earns more national acclaim; innovative approach reduces pollutants in the Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

DNREC announced it has successfully used an innovative approach to reduce polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in two Delaware waterways.




DNREC ECU seeks public help in identifying suspect illegally dumping at Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste Site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

DNREC is seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a pickup truck who was twice seen on surveillance cameras illegally dumping.




USAF, Dover AFB advise state agencies that PFAS chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory found in four wells near base

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2019

The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health, that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have returned elevated levels of PFOS and PFOA above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory for these substances of 70 parts per trillion (ppt).




DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC reach settlement agreement on Solid Waste Permit violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC have entered into a settlement agreement that resolves environmental violations arising from operations at a Perdue composting facility in Seaford, Delaware.




DNREC offers new cycle of Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering another opportunity under the Universal Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program to help Delaware organizations support the state’s municipal solid waste (MSW) diversion goal of 60 percent diversion of MSW by Jan. 1, 2020.