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DNREC files a third Clean Air Act petition with US EPA to reduce cross-state air pollution, targeting another coal-fired Pa. power plant

Date Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Air Quality DNREC

DOVER – Delaware is taking action again to reduce detrimental impacts of poor air quality coming into the state from upwind sources, with DNREC seeking to have the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency find that the Homer City, Pa. Generating Station is emitting these air pollutants in violation of the federal Clean Air Act (CAA).




DNREC postpones Thursday, Sept. 29 Clean Power Plan public workshop for New Castle County; will be rescheduled

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate DNREC

DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Air Quality planned to hold three public workshops this week to share information with Delawareans on climate change, the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) and how Delaware intends to comply with it, as well as advising the public on how to take advantage of related grants and other programs offered by DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate. One workshop was planned for each county, but a scheduling conflict has forced postponement of the New Castle County workshop originally set for Thursday, Sept. 29.




DNREC holding public workshops Sept. 27, 28 and 29 for state’s Clean Power Plan

Date Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Categories:  Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate DNREC

DNREC’s Division of Air Quality will hold three public workshops later this month to share information with Delawareans on climate change, the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) and how Delaware plans to comply with it, as well as how to take advantage of grants and other programs offered by DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate.




Filling out Division of Air Quality online customer satisfaction survey wins bicycle for Harrington woman

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Air Quality DNREC

DNREC’s Division of Air Quality aims to get better mileage out of its customer satisfaction program in the future and used the Delaware State Fair as the vehicle this year not only to tout the program but to tout alternative means of transportation as its State Fair theme, with a drawing that awarded a new bicycle to Samantha Hudran of Harrington for completing DAQ’s online customer satisfaction survey after visiting the fair.




DNREC files another Clean Air Act petition with EPA to reduce upwind-sourced pollution emissions, this time targeting coal-fired West Virginia power plant

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Air Quality DNREC

DOVER (Aug. 9, 2016) – Delaware has again taken action to reduce air quality and public health impacts from upwind sources through a DNREC petition asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to find that the Harrison Power Station near Haywood, W. Va., with its three large coal-fired electric generating units, is emitting air pollutants in violation of the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) and National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for harmful ozone.




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