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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


Plastic Carryout Bag Ban Effective on Jan. 1, 2021

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Consumers and some businesses in Delaware will no longer be able to use or distribute single-use plastic carryout bags at the point-of-sale starting January 1.




DNREC Extends Public Comment Period 30 Days for Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, October 30, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will extend the public comment period through Tuesday, Dec. 1 on the Diamond State Port Corporation’s (DSPC) proposed new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.




Public Comment Open, Transcript and Presentation Available on Proposed Plastic Bag Ban Regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, October 23, 2020

On Wednesday , Oct. 21, 2020, DNREC conducted a virtual hearing on proposed regulations implementing a ban on single-use plastic bags in retail stores.




DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and plan a cleanup of the spill.




DNREC to Host Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 on a proposal from the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to construct a new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


Plastic Carryout Bag Ban Effective on Jan. 1, 2021

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Consumers and some businesses in Delaware will no longer be able to use or distribute single-use plastic carryout bags at the point-of-sale starting January 1.




DNREC Extends Public Comment Period 30 Days for Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, October 30, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will extend the public comment period through Tuesday, Dec. 1 on the Diamond State Port Corporation’s (DSPC) proposed new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.




Public Comment Open, Transcript and Presentation Available on Proposed Plastic Bag Ban Regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, October 23, 2020

On Wednesday , Oct. 21, 2020, DNREC conducted a virtual hearing on proposed regulations implementing a ban on single-use plastic bags in retail stores.




DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and plan a cleanup of the spill.




DNREC to Host Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 on a proposal from the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to construct a new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.