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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC appeals Public Service Commission’s Earth Day action to halt key environmental policy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Monday, April 27, 2020

DNREC filed in Delaware Superior Court on Monday to stop the Public Service Commission from freezing Delaware’s increasing standard for renewable energy.




St. Jones Reserve trail reopened

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020

The trail at the St. Jones component of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) near Dover has reopened, with repairs to the trail and boardwalk completed.




Report highlights Delawareans’ desire for climate change action

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020

The theme for the 50th anniversary of Earth Week is climate change, an issue that concerns most Delawareans, according to a report by DNREC.




DNREC Mirror Lake clean-up earns more national acclaim; innovative approach reduces pollutants in the Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

DNREC announced it has successfully used an innovative approach to reduce polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in two Delaware waterways.




Polly Drummond yard waste site closed for the day Sunday for capacity and traffic

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020

DOVER, Del. – The Polly Drummond Hill yard waste drop-off site near Newark, which opened for the season on Saturday, April 18, was closed to further drop-offs about noon on Sunday because of material capacity and traffic issues. DNREC will work this week to have its contractor shred and remove all the material that was dropped off until the closure, and create a traffic plan with the goal of reopening the site on Saturday, April 25. The site operates Saturdays and Sundays.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC appeals Public Service Commission’s Earth Day action to halt key environmental policy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Monday, April 27, 2020

DNREC filed in Delaware Superior Court on Monday to stop the Public Service Commission from freezing Delaware’s increasing standard for renewable energy.




St. Jones Reserve trail reopened

Delaware Coastal Programs | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020

The trail at the St. Jones component of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) near Dover has reopened, with repairs to the trail and boardwalk completed.




Report highlights Delawareans’ desire for climate change action

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020

The theme for the 50th anniversary of Earth Week is climate change, an issue that concerns most Delawareans, according to a report by DNREC.




DNREC Mirror Lake clean-up earns more national acclaim; innovative approach reduces pollutants in the Christina River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

DNREC announced it has successfully used an innovative approach to reduce polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in two Delaware waterways.




Polly Drummond yard waste site closed for the day Sunday for capacity and traffic

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020

DOVER, Del. – The Polly Drummond Hill yard waste drop-off site near Newark, which opened for the season on Saturday, April 18, was closed to further drop-offs about noon on Sunday because of material capacity and traffic issues. DNREC will work this week to have its contractor shred and remove all the material that was dropped off until the closure, and create a traffic plan with the goal of reopening the site on Saturday, April 25. The site operates Saturdays and Sundays.