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  Category: Division of Community Affairs


DNREC Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrests two Kent County men for illegal dumping

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

MAGNOLIA – Acting on a tip made to DNREC’s Environmental Complaint hotline, Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Kent County men May 11 and charged both of them with illegal dumping in Magnolia.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit fines Dover woman in trash dumping incident

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

After investigating a dumping complaint made to DNREC’s Office of Community Services, Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Dover woman Monday in connection with the incident.




DNREC announces availability of $133,528 for Community Environmental Project Fund projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced the availability of $133,528 for Community Environmental Project Fund (CEPF) grants administered by the Department. The CEPF grant program was created in 2004 by House Bill 192, legislation that enables DNREC to withhold 25 percent of all civil or administrative penalties collected by the Department as CEPF funds.




Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards in Delaware State Fair ceremony

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017

HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.

“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”




Make an ‘ECOnnection’ with DNREC at this year’s Delaware State Fair

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017

With the 2017 Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates today for its fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 20 thru Saturday, July 29), DNREC is again right in the middle of the annual extravaganza – with an array of environmental displays in a newly-climate-controlled State Fair building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.







  Category: Division of Community Affairs


DNREC Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrests two Kent County men for illegal dumping

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

MAGNOLIA – Acting on a tip made to DNREC’s Environmental Complaint hotline, Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Kent County men May 11 and charged both of them with illegal dumping in Magnolia.




DNREC Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit fines Dover woman in trash dumping incident

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

After investigating a dumping complaint made to DNREC’s Office of Community Services, Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Dover woman Monday in connection with the incident.




DNREC announces availability of $133,528 for Community Environmental Project Fund projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced the availability of $133,528 for Community Environmental Project Fund (CEPF) grants administered by the Department. The CEPF grant program was created in 2004 by House Bill 192, legislation that enables DNREC to withhold 25 percent of all civil or administrative penalties collected by the Department as CEPF funds.




Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards in Delaware State Fair ceremony

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017

HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.

“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”




Make an ‘ECOnnection’ with DNREC at this year’s Delaware State Fair

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017

With the 2017 Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates today for its fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 20 thru Saturday, July 29), DNREC is again right in the middle of the annual extravaganza – with an array of environmental displays in a newly-climate-controlled State Fair building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.