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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site to close for season Friday, Feb. 28

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste site in New Castle County will close for the season on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Normally, the site closes earlier – at the end of January – but due to mild weather, DNREC extended the site’s operation into 2020 to accommodate yard waste activities. Area residents who wish to recycle their yard waste while the Polly Drummond Hill Road site is closed have other options for yard waste disposal.




Smyrna man arrested on drug charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

A Smyrna man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop and vehicle search in Dover conducted by the Delaware Natural Resources Police.




Air Permitting Basics training workshops scheduled March 18 and 26

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DOVER, Del.– DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and industry partners will host Air Permitting Basics training workshops at 8 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, at DNREC’s Lukens Drive office, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, and again at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 26, in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Topics to be covered include an overview of DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and air permitting basics – with examples presented at the workshops for generators and boilers. Certificates for professional development hours will be available for those attending. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, and for more information, please visit https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/air/permitting-basics/.




As public process begins to create plan for climate change, survey shows majority of Delawareans say it is time to act

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Public input sessions are beginning next week to create Delaware’s plan to mitigate, adapt and respond to climate change.




DNREC to close The Point at Cape Henlopen March 1 for 2020 for beach nesting season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

LEWES – The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, will close Sunday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns, and other species. The Point’s nesting habitat […]







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site to close for season Friday, Feb. 28

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste site in New Castle County will close for the season on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Normally, the site closes earlier – at the end of January – but due to mild weather, DNREC extended the site’s operation into 2020 to accommodate yard waste activities. Area residents who wish to recycle their yard waste while the Polly Drummond Hill Road site is closed have other options for yard waste disposal.




Smyrna man arrested on drug charges

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

A Smyrna man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop and vehicle search in Dover conducted by the Delaware Natural Resources Police.




Air Permitting Basics training workshops scheduled March 18 and 26

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020

DOVER, Del.– DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and industry partners will host Air Permitting Basics training workshops at 8 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, at DNREC’s Lukens Drive office, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, and again at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 26, in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Topics to be covered include an overview of DNREC’s Division of Air Quality and air permitting basics – with examples presented at the workshops for generators and boilers. Certificates for professional development hours will be available for those attending. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, and for more information, please visit https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/air/permitting-basics/.




As public process begins to create plan for climate change, survey shows majority of Delawareans say it is time to act

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Public input sessions are beginning next week to create Delaware’s plan to mitigate, adapt and respond to climate change.




DNREC to close The Point at Cape Henlopen March 1 for 2020 for beach nesting season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

LEWES – The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, will close Sunday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns, and other species. The Point’s nesting habitat […]