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  Category: Office of the Secretary


Solar Rebate Amounts to Increase Jan. 1, 2021

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Delmarva Power customers who are considering a switch to solar power will have more reason to do so when the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Green Energy Fund increases rebate amounts Jan. 1, 2021.




Delaware Taps Fund to Replace Diesel-Guzzling School Buses

Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, December 14, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has awarded $177,674 to The Warehouse, a teen-led co-working space and after-school center in Wilmington, to replace its diesel bus with an all-electric, zero emissions vehicle and purchase charging equipment.




DNREC Opens Brandywine Zoo Madagascar Exhibit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control cut the ribbon on its new Madagascar exhibit Nov. 19, and officially welcomed its new tortoise and lemur inhabitants.




DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and plan a cleanup of the spill.




DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Announced at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Today at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, a group of dedicated Delaware students were honored for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources as Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced this year’s recipients of the DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Awards.







  Category: Office of the Secretary


Solar Rebate Amounts to Increase Jan. 1, 2021

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Delmarva Power customers who are considering a switch to solar power will have more reason to do so when the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Green Energy Fund increases rebate amounts Jan. 1, 2021.




Delaware Taps Fund to Replace Diesel-Guzzling School Buses

Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, December 14, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has awarded $177,674 to The Warehouse, a teen-led co-working space and after-school center in Wilmington, to replace its diesel bus with an all-electric, zero emissions vehicle and purchase charging equipment.




DNREC Opens Brandywine Zoo Madagascar Exhibit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control cut the ribbon on its new Madagascar exhibit Nov. 19, and officially welcomed its new tortoise and lemur inhabitants.




DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and plan a cleanup of the spill.




DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Announced at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Today at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, a group of dedicated Delaware students were honored for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources as Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced this year’s recipients of the DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Awards.