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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


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.




DNREC Analysis of Brandywine River Dam Sediments Reveals Encouraging Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Scientists from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control published research today related to sediment quality behind eight dams in the Brandywine River, which finds there would be low risk of harm to fish or human health from toxic compounds if sediments were released due to possible dam modification or removal.




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 to Temporarily Close Delaware State Parks Nature Centers Starting Dec. 14

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that it will close all nature centers within Delaware State Parks starting Monday, Dec. 14 through Jan. 11, 2021, to limit the spread of COVID-19.




Delaware State Parks Annual Passes, Surf-Fishing Permits on Sale Dec. 16

Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the sale of 2021 Delaware State Parks Annual Passes and Surf-Fishing Permits will begin Wednesday, Dec. 16. This year, the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation instituted several upgrades that will allow for more efficient fulfillment of passes and permits. Annual Passes Annual […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


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.




DNREC Analysis of Brandywine River Dam Sediments Reveals Encouraging Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Scientists from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control published research today related to sediment quality behind eight dams in the Brandywine River, which finds there would be low risk of harm to fish or human health from toxic compounds if sediments were released due to possible dam modification or removal.




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 to Temporarily Close Delaware State Parks Nature Centers Starting Dec. 14

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that it will close all nature centers within Delaware State Parks starting Monday, Dec. 14 through Jan. 11, 2021, to limit the spread of COVID-19.




Delaware State Parks Annual Passes, Surf-Fishing Permits on Sale Dec. 16

Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2020

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the sale of 2021 Delaware State Parks Annual Passes and Surf-Fishing Permits will begin Wednesday, Dec. 16. This year, the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation instituted several upgrades that will allow for more efficient fulfillment of passes and permits. Annual Passes Annual […]