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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC determines deluge water used to contain Croda, Inc.’s 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made from a soil and groundwater sampling report required of Croda by the Department as part of a settlement agreement with DNREC in the aftermath of the EO incident.




DNREC to hold public workshops April 16 on gasoline vapors and proposed Underground Storage Tank regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Division of Air Quality and the Tank Management Section within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will hold two public workshop next month.




DNREC Q&A on Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide accidental release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Following up on a public meeting held Dec. 20, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today has made available a Q&A fact sheet on the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of ethylene oxide into the air by Croda’s manufacturing facility at Atlas Point. DNREC has compiled answers to frequently-asked questions about the incident and provided them on the DNREC website.




DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit arrests Newark woman for illegal dumping

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Monday, November 5, 2018

Following an investigation into a complaint about continued dumping of grocery bags filled with used cat litter along Four Seasons Parkway in Newark, Natural Resources Police Officers with the Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Newark woman on Oct. 30 for illegal dumping of refuse.




Newark man pleads guilty to illegal dumping in New Castle County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Friday, August 17, 2018

Delaware Natural Resources Police with DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Newark man for illegal dumping of refuse following an investigation into a recent complaint made at the state-maintained Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site in Newark.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC determines deluge water used to contain Croda, Inc.’s 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made from a soil and groundwater sampling report required of Croda by the Department as part of a settlement agreement with DNREC in the aftermath of the EO incident.




DNREC to hold public workshops April 16 on gasoline vapors and proposed Underground Storage Tank regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Division of Air Quality and the Tank Management Section within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will hold two public workshop next month.




DNREC Q&A on Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide accidental release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Following up on a public meeting held Dec. 20, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today has made available a Q&A fact sheet on the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of ethylene oxide into the air by Croda’s manufacturing facility at Atlas Point. DNREC has compiled answers to frequently-asked questions about the incident and provided them on the DNREC website.




DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit arrests Newark woman for illegal dumping

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Monday, November 5, 2018

Following an investigation into a complaint about continued dumping of grocery bags filled with used cat litter along Four Seasons Parkway in Newark, Natural Resources Police Officers with the Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Newark woman on Oct. 30 for illegal dumping of refuse.




Newark man pleads guilty to illegal dumping in New Castle County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Friday, August 17, 2018

Delaware Natural Resources Police with DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Newark man for illegal dumping of refuse following an investigation into a recent complaint made at the state-maintained Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site in Newark.