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  Category: Division of Public Health


DNREC announces that Croda, Inc. can resume ethylene oxide production at company’s Atlas Point facility

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that the Department has granted approval to Croda, Inc. to resume ethylene oxide (EO) production at the company’s Atlas Point facility. Croda received DNREC approval by fulfilling its obligations to improve safety at the facility through actions required by DNREC’s accidental release program. DNREC issued its requirements after investigating the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of EO, the volatile chemical substance used in the manufacturing of Croda’s products.




DPH Director Participates in March of Dimes Congressional Briefing on Infant and Maternal Health

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Washington D.C. – Division of Public Health (DPH) Director Dr. Karyl Rattay participated in a Congressional briefing for members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on Capitol Hill today, November 7, 2019, regarding maternal and infant health as part of a panel discussion hosted by March of Dimes. The briefing, “Making the […]




Governor and Lieutenant Governor Proclaim Radiation Protection Week in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long have proclaimed November 3-9, 2019, as Radiation Protection Week in Delaware.




Feral Kitten In Ocean View Tests Positive for Rabies

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Ocean View residents who reside in the Plantation Park community of a positive case of rabies in a feral kitten that came into contact with a human.




DNREC announces Blades Groundwater Site has been proposed for Superfund NPL listing by US EPA

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 4, 2019

As a significant step toward environmental remediation of hazardous substances found within the Town of Blades in Sussex County, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the Blades Groundwater Site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today.







  Category: Division of Public Health


DNREC announces that Croda, Inc. can resume ethylene oxide production at company’s Atlas Point facility

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that the Department has granted approval to Croda, Inc. to resume ethylene oxide (EO) production at the company’s Atlas Point facility. Croda received DNREC approval by fulfilling its obligations to improve safety at the facility through actions required by DNREC’s accidental release program. DNREC issued its requirements after investigating the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of EO, the volatile chemical substance used in the manufacturing of Croda’s products.




DPH Director Participates in March of Dimes Congressional Briefing on Infant and Maternal Health

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Washington D.C. – Division of Public Health (DPH) Director Dr. Karyl Rattay participated in a Congressional briefing for members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on Capitol Hill today, November 7, 2019, regarding maternal and infant health as part of a panel discussion hosted by March of Dimes. The briefing, “Making the […]




Governor and Lieutenant Governor Proclaim Radiation Protection Week in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long have proclaimed November 3-9, 2019, as Radiation Protection Week in Delaware.




Feral Kitten In Ocean View Tests Positive for Rabies

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Ocean View residents who reside in the Plantation Park community of a positive case of rabies in a feral kitten that came into contact with a human.




DNREC announces Blades Groundwater Site has been proposed for Superfund NPL listing by US EPA

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 4, 2019

As a significant step toward environmental remediation of hazardous substances found within the Town of Blades in Sussex County, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the Blades Groundwater Site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today.