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  Category: Division of Air Quality


DNREC hosts its first virtual public hearing

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020

To keep operating amid ongoing concern over the spread of the novel coronavirus, DNREC yesterday held its first virtual public hearing.




Air Permitting Basics training workshops scheduled March 18 and 26

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DOVER, Del.– DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and industry partners will host Air Permitting Basics training workshops at 8 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, at DNREC’s Lukens Drive office, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, and again at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 26, in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Topics to be covered include an overview of DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and air permitting basics – with examples presented at the workshops for generators and boilers. Certificates for professional development hours will be available for those attending. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, and for more information, please visit https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/air/permitting-basics/.




DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements on refinery’s outstanding air violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Monday, January 27, 2020

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that DNREC has signed a settlement agreement with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over air quality permit violations concerning the company’s Delaware City refinery.




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. 







  Category: Division of Air Quality


DNREC hosts its first virtual public hearing

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020

To keep operating amid ongoing concern over the spread of the novel coronavirus, DNREC yesterday held its first virtual public hearing.




Air Permitting Basics training workshops scheduled March 18 and 26

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DOVER, Del.– DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and industry partners will host Air Permitting Basics training workshops at 8 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, at DNREC’s Lukens Drive office, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, and again at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 26, in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Topics to be covered include an overview of DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and air permitting basics – with examples presented at the workshops for generators and boilers. Certificates for professional development hours will be available for those attending. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, and for more information, please visit https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/air/permitting-basics/.




DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements on refinery’s outstanding air violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Monday, January 27, 2020

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that DNREC has signed a settlement agreement with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over air quality permit violations concerning the company’s Delaware City refinery.




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.