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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Virtual Workshops Set for Delaware Climate Action Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Monday, August 17, 2020

Identifying specific strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address the impacts of climate change Delaware is already experiencing will be the topics of a series of virtual public workshops planned for September and October.




DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing Fleet Boat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020

DNREC continued to broaden the recreational allure of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system today by sinking the Reedville, originally a World War II and Korean Conflict-era coastal freighter and supply ship at a reef site 16 miles offshore and with readings of *38 40.423’N 74* 44.295’ W at a depth of 87 feet. The Reedville was converted to a commercial fishing vessel after military decommissioning and has found another new life starting at 12:18 EDT as fish habitat on the ocean floor through DNREC’s artificial reef program.




Wastewater, Surface Water and Drinking Water Planning Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted by DNREC, DPH

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

State government agencies, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts can now submit proposals to DNREC and the Delaware Division of Public Health to receive matching grants for wastewater, surface water and drinking water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020.




DNREC Offers Yard Waste Management Guidance for Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 7, 2020

DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment.




DNREC Coastal Cleanup Encourages Residents and Visitors to Clean Up Trash Close to Home

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

This year, the 33rd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will transition from a one-day, in-person event to a month-long campaign to keep the state’s beaches and waterways free of trash, DNREC announced today.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Virtual Workshops Set for Delaware Climate Action Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Monday, August 17, 2020

Identifying specific strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address the impacts of climate change Delaware is already experiencing will be the topics of a series of virtual public workshops planned for September and October.




DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing Fleet Boat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020

DNREC continued to broaden the recreational allure of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system today by sinking the Reedville, originally a World War II and Korean Conflict-era coastal freighter and supply ship at a reef site 16 miles offshore and with readings of *38 40.423’N 74* 44.295’ W at a depth of 87 feet. The Reedville was converted to a commercial fishing vessel after military decommissioning and has found another new life starting at 12:18 EDT as fish habitat on the ocean floor through DNREC’s artificial reef program.




Wastewater, Surface Water and Drinking Water Planning Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted by DNREC, DPH

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

State government agencies, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts can now submit proposals to DNREC and the Delaware Division of Public Health to receive matching grants for wastewater, surface water and drinking water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020.




DNREC Offers Yard Waste Management Guidance for Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 7, 2020

DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment.




DNREC Coastal Cleanup Encourages Residents and Visitors to Clean Up Trash Close to Home

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

This year, the 33rd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will transition from a one-day, in-person event to a month-long campaign to keep the state’s beaches and waterways free of trash, DNREC announced today.