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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Accepting Grant Proposals for Delaware Chesapeake Bay Watershed Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Another Delaware water quality improvement grant opportunity is coming from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – the Chesapeake Bay Implementation Funding Grant for best management practices (BMPs) water quality improvement projects within the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. With $350,000 available in grant funding for fiscal year 2021, the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship is soliciting project proposals from state agencies, county and municipal governments, conservation districts, community organizations, homeowners associations and non-profit organizations.




Christmas Tree Recycling – a Delaware Post-Holiday Tradition – Continues Statewide for 2020/2021

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Delawareans who have celebrated their holidays can help the environment by recycling their Christmas trees at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.




DNREC to Temporarily Close Park Offices Starting Dec. 24

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 21, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close all park offices within Delaware State Parks starting Thursday, Dec. 24 through Jan. 11, 2021, to limit the spread of COVID-19. The closures coincide with Gov. John Carney’s latest stay-at-home advisory, which strongly urges Delawareans to avoid gathering indoors with anyone from outside their […]




Croda to Restart Ethylene Oxide Plant for Emissions Test, Then Shut Down

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 18, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced Friday that it has authorized the ethylene oxide plant at the Croda Atlas Point facility near New Castle to restart solely for the purpose of conducting an emissions test, then will shut down and await a department decision on a path forward.




Garvin Statement on the Nomination of Michael Regan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Delaware Secretary of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Shawn M. Garvin, a former Regional Administrator of EPA Region 3, issued the following statement:







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Accepting Grant Proposals for Delaware Chesapeake Bay Watershed Projects

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Another Delaware water quality improvement grant opportunity is coming from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – the Chesapeake Bay Implementation Funding Grant for best management practices (BMPs) water quality improvement projects within the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. With $350,000 available in grant funding for fiscal year 2021, the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship is soliciting project proposals from state agencies, county and municipal governments, conservation districts, community organizations, homeowners associations and non-profit organizations.




Christmas Tree Recycling – a Delaware Post-Holiday Tradition – Continues Statewide for 2020/2021

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Delawareans who have celebrated their holidays can help the environment by recycling their Christmas trees at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.




DNREC to Temporarily Close Park Offices Starting Dec. 24

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 21, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close all park offices within Delaware State Parks starting Thursday, Dec. 24 through Jan. 11, 2021, to limit the spread of COVID-19. The closures coincide with Gov. John Carney’s latest stay-at-home advisory, which strongly urges Delawareans to avoid gathering indoors with anyone from outside their […]




Croda to Restart Ethylene Oxide Plant for Emissions Test, Then Shut Down

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 18, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced Friday that it has authorized the ethylene oxide plant at the Croda Atlas Point facility near New Castle to restart solely for the purpose of conducting an emissions test, then will shut down and await a department decision on a path forward.




Garvin Statement on the Nomination of Michael Regan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Delaware Secretary of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Shawn M. Garvin, a former Regional Administrator of EPA Region 3, issued the following statement: