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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Driving on the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, May 3, 2013

Cape Henlopen State Park will host Driving on the Beach workshops on Saturdays, May 11 and June 15, and Sundays, May 19 and June 2. Join park rangers and surf fishing experts to learn the rules and regulations, and get tips on safe driving, how to avoid getting stuck, and how to get unstuck.




DNREC Secretary O’Mara suspends permit for Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC resource recovery facility

Department of Justice | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013

DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara has suspended a permit for Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC that allowed the resource recovery facility to accept, process, and recycle construction and demolition waste. The suspension was handed down via Secretary’s Order after the company failed to address repeated environmental violations and after Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC discounted a cease and desist order issued by DNREC. The Secretary’s Order prohibits the facility, located west of Camden in Kent County, from accepting any solid waste including recyclable materials and requires Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC to take steps to protect public health and the environment.




Delaware moves from 10th to 5th among Bicycle Friendly States

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

In honor of National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists today released its latest Bicycle Friendly States ranking. In the sixth annual assessment, Delaware achieved a fifth place ranking nationally, while placing number one in the northeastern United States.




‘See it Both Ways’ Safety Campaign Launched at the Walkable, Bikeable Summit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

At the Walkable, Bikeable Summit today, Governor Jack Markell was joined by Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Shailen Bhatt, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara and bike advocacy groups to launch the ‘See it Both Ways’ safety campaign designed to educate motorists and bicyclists to look out for each other and share the road.




Governor Markell, DE’s Congressional Delegation and Army Corps Announce Beach Restoration Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Governor Jack Markell, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Carper and Coons and Representative John Carney (all D-Del.) and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara announced that as much as $30 million in federal funding has been secured to rebuild Delaware beaches to protect homes, businesses and roads against future storm damage.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Driving on the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, May 3, 2013

Cape Henlopen State Park will host Driving on the Beach workshops on Saturdays, May 11 and June 15, and Sundays, May 19 and June 2. Join park rangers and surf fishing experts to learn the rules and regulations, and get tips on safe driving, how to avoid getting stuck, and how to get unstuck.




DNREC Secretary O’Mara suspends permit for Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC resource recovery facility

Department of Justice | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013

DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara has suspended a permit for Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC that allowed the resource recovery facility to accept, process, and recycle construction and demolition waste. The suspension was handed down via Secretary’s Order after the company failed to address repeated environmental violations and after Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC discounted a cease and desist order issued by DNREC. The Secretary’s Order prohibits the facility, located west of Camden in Kent County, from accepting any solid waste including recyclable materials and requires Mike Davidson Enterprises, LLC to take steps to protect public health and the environment.




Delaware moves from 10th to 5th among Bicycle Friendly States

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

In honor of National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists today released its latest Bicycle Friendly States ranking. In the sixth annual assessment, Delaware achieved a fifth place ranking nationally, while placing number one in the northeastern United States.




‘See it Both Ways’ Safety Campaign Launched at the Walkable, Bikeable Summit

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

At the Walkable, Bikeable Summit today, Governor Jack Markell was joined by Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Shailen Bhatt, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara and bike advocacy groups to launch the ‘See it Both Ways’ safety campaign designed to educate motorists and bicyclists to look out for each other and share the road.




Governor Markell, DE’s Congressional Delegation and Army Corps Announce Beach Restoration Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Governor Jack Markell, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation of U.S. Sens. Carper and Coons and Representative John Carney (all D-Del.) and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara announced that as much as $30 million in federal funding has been secured to rebuild Delaware beaches to protect homes, businesses and roads against future storm damage.