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  Category: Division of Air Quality


DNREC Releases NCCo Community Air Monitoring Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has released final reports on two community air quality-monitoring projects for the Eden Park and Claymont communities in New Castle County.




New Head of DNREC Division of Air Quality Named

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has named Angela Marconi the new director of DNREC’s Division of Air Quality, succeeding David Fees, who is retiring at the end of May from DNREC after 25-plus years in state government. Joining DNREC in 1995 as an engineer, Fees rose through career-ladder promotions and held several management positions prior to leading the division that addresses Delaware’s air quality issues, ensures regulatory compliance with air permits, and enforces the state’s air quality regulations in conjunction with the federal Clean Air Act.




Delaware Recognizes Air Quality Awareness Week May 3 to 7

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joins national organizations to recognize Air Quality Awareness Week on May 3 to 7. The national theme for 2021 is “Healthy Air – Important for Everyone!”




New Regulation Requirements Aimed at Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Effective Sept. 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, February 26, 2021

Taking aim at greenhouse gases and accelerating the state’s engagement in working to curtail global warming, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a new hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) regulation will be published March 1 in the state’s Register of Regulations with requirements for reducing harmful HFCs that go into effect Sept. 1, 2021.




Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.







  Category: Division of Air Quality


DNREC Releases NCCo Community Air Monitoring Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has released final reports on two community air quality-monitoring projects for the Eden Park and Claymont communities in New Castle County.




New Head of DNREC Division of Air Quality Named

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has named Angela Marconi the new director of DNREC’s Division of Air Quality, succeeding David Fees, who is retiring at the end of May from DNREC after 25-plus years in state government. Joining DNREC in 1995 as an engineer, Fees rose through career-ladder promotions and held several management positions prior to leading the division that addresses Delaware’s air quality issues, ensures regulatory compliance with air permits, and enforces the state’s air quality regulations in conjunction with the federal Clean Air Act.




Delaware Recognizes Air Quality Awareness Week May 3 to 7

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joins national organizations to recognize Air Quality Awareness Week on May 3 to 7. The national theme for 2021 is “Healthy Air – Important for Everyone!”




New Regulation Requirements Aimed at Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Effective Sept. 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, February 26, 2021

Taking aim at greenhouse gases and accelerating the state’s engagement in working to curtail global warming, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a new hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) regulation will be published March 1 in the state’s Register of Regulations with requirements for reducing harmful HFCs that go into effect Sept. 1, 2021.




Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.