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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC to Host Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 on a proposal from the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to construct a new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.




DNREC Offers Yard Waste Management Guidance for Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 7, 2020

DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment.




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).







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC to Host Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 on a proposal from the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to construct a new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.




DNREC Offers Yard Waste Management Guidance for Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 7, 2020

DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment.




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).