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  Category: Division of Air Quality


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.




DNREC to hold public information sessions Sept. 9 in Dover and New Castle on state’s new refrigerant incentive program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold two public information sessions Monday, Sept. 9 detailing a new program that will provide incentives to Delaware businesses to install refrigeration systems less harmful to the environment than systems currently used by many businesses and organizations in the state. The first information session will take place at 11 a.m. at DNREC offices at 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, while the second session is scheduled for 6 p.m. at DNREC’s State Street Commons offices, 100 W. Water St., Dover, DE 19904. 




DNREC Secretary’s Order grants air quality construction permit to Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Secretary’s Order granting an air quality construction permit for Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC’s slag-grinding, drying and processing facility in Wilmington.




DNREC issues administrative penalty and Secretary’s Order to EcoServices, LLC for Hazardous Air Pollutant violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

DOVER – Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty Assessment and DNREC Secretary’s Order to EcoServices, LLC, and a company foreman, Derrick Maxwell, for violating Delaware’s Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Both EcoServices, LLC, and Derrick Maxwell were each assessed a penalty of $20,000 by DNREC, and ordered to pay $12,948 in recovery costs for the Department’s services and subsequent investigation.




DNREC issues $40,000 penalty and Secretary’s Order to Diamond State Generation Partners, LLC for Air Permit Ciolations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, August 2, 2019

DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to Diamond State Generation Partners, LLC (Bloom Energy) for violations of Delaware’s air quality regulations.







  Category: Division of Air Quality


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.




DNREC to hold public information sessions Sept. 9 in Dover and New Castle on state’s new refrigerant incentive program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold two public information sessions Monday, Sept. 9 detailing a new program that will provide incentives to Delaware businesses to install refrigeration systems less harmful to the environment than systems currently used by many businesses and organizations in the state. The first information session will take place at 11 a.m. at DNREC offices at 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, while the second session is scheduled for 6 p.m. at DNREC’s State Street Commons offices, 100 W. Water St., Dover, DE 19904. 




DNREC Secretary’s Order grants air quality construction permit to Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Secretary’s Order granting an air quality construction permit for Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC’s slag-grinding, drying and processing facility in Wilmington.




DNREC issues administrative penalty and Secretary’s Order to EcoServices, LLC for Hazardous Air Pollutant violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

DOVER – Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty Assessment and DNREC Secretary’s Order to EcoServices, LLC, and a company foreman, Derrick Maxwell, for violating Delaware’s Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Both EcoServices, LLC, and Derrick Maxwell were each assessed a penalty of $20,000 by DNREC, and ordered to pay $12,948 in recovery costs for the Department’s services and subsequent investigation.




DNREC issues $40,000 penalty and Secretary’s Order to Diamond State Generation Partners, LLC for Air Permit Ciolations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, August 2, 2019

DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to Diamond State Generation Partners, LLC (Bloom Energy) for violations of Delaware’s air quality regulations.