Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info

Delaware.gov logo
Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Delaware News



  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Issues Wastewater Permits to Mountaire Farms for Making Pollution Control Improvements at Millsboro Plant

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued two permits this week to Mountaire Farms of Delaware to construct and operate an upgraded wastewater treatment facility at its Millsboro plant.




Wagamons Pond Boat Ramp Temporarily Closing for Reconstruction

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Wagamons Pond boat ramp and parking lot located in Milton will temporarily close beginning Jan. 21 for major reconstruction and expansion. The ramp is anticipated to reopen on May 30, 2021, weather permitting. The nearby public fishing pier and parking lot along the Broadkill River will remain open during construction.




FY2021 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds Soliciting Projects for Improving Water Quality

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, January 11, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in conjunction with Delaware Division of Public Health, will begin soliciting for new projects Jan. 13 as DNREC and DPH work to develop 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) project priority lists (PPLs). Projects must be listed on the CWSRF and DWSRF PPLs to be considered for funding. A State Revolving Loan Fund virtual public workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 via Webex and offer a detailed overview of the CWSRF and DWSRF programs.




State Park Offices to Reopen Tuesday with Limited Hours

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 11, 2021

Virtual Programs Offered While Nature Centers Remain Closed The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its state park offices Tuesday, Jan. 12, with limited hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. Park offices were closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 11 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Indian […]




Registration Open for Delaware Mandatory Wild Turkey Hunting Course

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Delaware’s annual spring wild turkey hunting season is starting in April 2021. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds both resident and non-resident hunters age 13 and older that they must pass a turkey hunting course approved by the Delaware Hunter Education Program before they can legally hunt turkeys in the First State.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Issues Wastewater Permits to Mountaire Farms for Making Pollution Control Improvements at Millsboro Plant

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued two permits this week to Mountaire Farms of Delaware to construct and operate an upgraded wastewater treatment facility at its Millsboro plant.




Wagamons Pond Boat Ramp Temporarily Closing for Reconstruction

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Wagamons Pond boat ramp and parking lot located in Milton will temporarily close beginning Jan. 21 for major reconstruction and expansion. The ramp is anticipated to reopen on May 30, 2021, weather permitting. The nearby public fishing pier and parking lot along the Broadkill River will remain open during construction.




FY2021 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds Soliciting Projects for Improving Water Quality

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, January 11, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in conjunction with Delaware Division of Public Health, will begin soliciting for new projects Jan. 13 as DNREC and DPH work to develop 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) project priority lists (PPLs). Projects must be listed on the CWSRF and DWSRF PPLs to be considered for funding. A State Revolving Loan Fund virtual public workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 via Webex and offer a detailed overview of the CWSRF and DWSRF programs.




State Park Offices to Reopen Tuesday with Limited Hours

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 11, 2021

Virtual Programs Offered While Nature Centers Remain Closed The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its state park offices Tuesday, Jan. 12, with limited hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. Park offices were closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 11 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Indian […]




Registration Open for Delaware Mandatory Wild Turkey Hunting Course

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Delaware’s annual spring wild turkey hunting season is starting in April 2021. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds both resident and non-resident hunters age 13 and older that they must pass a turkey hunting course approved by the Delaware Hunter Education Program before they can legally hunt turkeys in the First State.