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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


EPA to hold public meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13 on proposal of Hockessin Groundwater Site to National Priorities List

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018

The EPA,with support from DNREC, will hold a public meeting on the proposed listing of the Hockessin Groundwater Site to the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is EPA’s list of sites eligible for remedial action financed under the federal Superfund program. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Hockessin.




DNREC receives EPA’s PISCES award; other milestones announced at the former NVF site in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DNREC’s water quality and revitalization of the former NVF facility in Yorklyn has been recognized as an Exceptional Project by the EPA, one of five such projects nationwide, for its excellence and innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure,




DNREC issues Secretary’s Order and $53,600 penalty to DuPont Experimental Station for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DOVER – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of $53,600 along with $3,350 in cost recovery for the Department’s investigation.




Delaware’s Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2016 compiled by DNREC shows overall decrease in state’s onsite releases to land, air and water

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

DOVER – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section continues to show the state’s progress in reducing toxic releases into the environment. TRI data from 2016 (the most recent year for which statistics are available) shows a decrease in onsite releases to land, air and water – all as compared to 2015 TRI figures. Total onsite releases were down 27 percent in Delaware for 2016 – with releases to land down 24 percent, releases to air down 23 percent and releases to water down 27 percent.




DNREC to hold public meeting Dec. 7 on redevelopment plans for former GM Wilmington assembly plant site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | New Castle County | Date Posted: Monday, December 4, 2017

DNREC will hold a public meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, to discuss proposed redevelopment plans for the former GM assembly plant site at 801 Boxwood Road.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


EPA to hold public meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13 on proposal of Hockessin Groundwater Site to National Priorities List

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018

The EPA,with support from DNREC, will hold a public meeting on the proposed listing of the Hockessin Groundwater Site to the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is EPA’s list of sites eligible for remedial action financed under the federal Superfund program. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Hockessin.




DNREC receives EPA’s PISCES award; other milestones announced at the former NVF site in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DNREC’s water quality and revitalization of the former NVF facility in Yorklyn has been recognized as an Exceptional Project by the EPA, one of five such projects nationwide, for its excellence and innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure,




DNREC issues Secretary’s Order and $53,600 penalty to DuPont Experimental Station for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DOVER – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of $53,600 along with $3,350 in cost recovery for the Department’s investigation.




Delaware’s Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2016 compiled by DNREC shows overall decrease in state’s onsite releases to land, air and water

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

DOVER – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section continues to show the state’s progress in reducing toxic releases into the environment. TRI data from 2016 (the most recent year for which statistics are available) shows a decrease in onsite releases to land, air and water – all as compared to 2015 TRI figures. Total onsite releases were down 27 percent in Delaware for 2016 – with releases to land down 24 percent, releases to air down 23 percent and releases to water down 27 percent.




DNREC to hold public meeting Dec. 7 on redevelopment plans for former GM Wilmington assembly plant site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | New Castle County | Date Posted: Monday, December 4, 2017

DNREC will hold a public meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, to discuss proposed redevelopment plans for the former GM assembly plant site at 801 Boxwood Road.