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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 22 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the DelDOT building in the Felton-Farmington conference room.




Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2019/2020

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to recycle your Christmas tree at one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state, or to place your tree curbside for recycling. Whatever route you and your Christmas tree may take toward recycling, it’s always a good post-holiday destination that benefits the state environmentally.




DNREC awards recycling grants as Delaware celebrates Nov. 15 as America Recycles Day

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019

DOVER – As Delawareans go to their recycling carts and compost containers to celebrate America Recycles Day, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced almost $400,000 in recycling grants from Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan program administered by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances.




DNREC announces that Croda, Inc. can resume ethylene oxide production at company’s Atlas Point facility

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that the Department has granted approval to Croda, Inc. to resume ethylene oxide (EO) production at the company’s Atlas Point facility. Croda received DNREC approval by fulfilling its obligations to improve safety at the facility through actions required by DNREC’s accidental release program. DNREC issued its requirements after investigating the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of EO, the volatile chemical substance used in the manufacturing of Croda’s products.




DNREC announces Blades Groundwater Site has been proposed for Superfund NPL listing by US EPA

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 4, 2019

As a significant step toward environmental remediation of hazardous substances found within the Town of Blades in Sussex County, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the Blades Groundwater Site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 22 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the DelDOT building in the Felton-Farmington conference room.




Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2019/2020

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to recycle your Christmas tree at one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state, or to place your tree curbside for recycling. Whatever route you and your Christmas tree may take toward recycling, it’s always a good post-holiday destination that benefits the state environmentally.




DNREC awards recycling grants as Delaware celebrates Nov. 15 as America Recycles Day

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019

DOVER – As Delawareans go to their recycling carts and compost containers to celebrate America Recycles Day, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced almost $400,000 in recycling grants from Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan program administered by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances.




DNREC announces that Croda, Inc. can resume ethylene oxide production at company’s Atlas Point facility

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that the Department has granted approval to Croda, Inc. to resume ethylene oxide (EO) production at the company’s Atlas Point facility. Croda received DNREC approval by fulfilling its obligations to improve safety at the facility through actions required by DNREC’s accidental release program. DNREC issued its requirements after investigating the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of EO, the volatile chemical substance used in the manufacturing of Croda’s products.




DNREC announces Blades Groundwater Site has been proposed for Superfund NPL listing by US EPA

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 4, 2019

As a significant step toward environmental remediation of hazardous substances found within the Town of Blades in Sussex County, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the Blades Groundwater Site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today.