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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC to Hold Pharmaceutical Rule Training Webinar

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a training webinar Tuesday, June 22 to provide guidance for the state’s Pharmaceutical Rule adopted in January 2021, addressing changes to management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, as well as changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule P075 listing for nicotine waste.




DNREC Issues Corrective Action Permit to Diamond State Port Corporation for Former Chemours Edgemoor Site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued a permit to the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to continue corrective actions at the former Chemours Edgemoor industrial facility in redeveloping it as a shipping container facility. The corrective actions are required under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), with authority for implementing the act delegated to the state of Delaware.




DNREC Holds Generator Improvement Rule Training Webinar

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The DNREC Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances’ Compliance and Permitting section will host a Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule training webinar April 19 and April 21 for the state’s large quantity generators of hazardous waste and for small and very small quantity generators of hazardous waste.




DNREC Launches “Recyclopedia” to Increase Recycling

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 5, 2021

A new online resource to help Delawareans take the guesswork out of recycling has been unveiled by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. The new tool, Recyclopedia, helps the public and businesses determine the quickest and easiest ways to recycle materials that would otherwise go to a landfill.




Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC to Hold Pharmaceutical Rule Training Webinar

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a training webinar Tuesday, June 22 to provide guidance for the state’s Pharmaceutical Rule adopted in January 2021, addressing changes to management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, as well as changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule P075 listing for nicotine waste.




DNREC Issues Corrective Action Permit to Diamond State Port Corporation for Former Chemours Edgemoor Site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued a permit to the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to continue corrective actions at the former Chemours Edgemoor industrial facility in redeveloping it as a shipping container facility. The corrective actions are required under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), with authority for implementing the act delegated to the state of Delaware.




DNREC Holds Generator Improvement Rule Training Webinar

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The DNREC Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances’ Compliance and Permitting section will host a Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule training webinar April 19 and April 21 for the state’s large quantity generators of hazardous waste and for small and very small quantity generators of hazardous waste.




DNREC Launches “Recyclopedia” to Increase Recycling

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 5, 2021

A new online resource to help Delawareans take the guesswork out of recycling has been unveiled by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. The new tool, Recyclopedia, helps the public and businesses determine the quickest and easiest ways to recycle materials that would otherwise go to a landfill.




Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.