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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC receives EPA’s PISCES award; other milestones announced at the former NVF site in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DNREC’s water quality and revitalization of the former NVF facility in Yorklyn has been recognized as an Exceptional Project by the EPA, one of five such projects nationwide, for its excellence and innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure,




DNREC issues Secretary’s Order and $53,600 penalty to DuPont Experimental Station for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DOVER – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of $53,600 along with $3,350 in cost recovery for the Department’s investigation.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 24 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, January 22, 2018

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the State of Delaware Support Services Office in Dover.




Delaware’s Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2016 compiled by DNREC shows overall decrease in state’s onsite releases to land, air and water

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

DOVER – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section continues to show the state’s progress in reducing toxic releases into the environment. TRI data from 2016 (the most recent year for which statistics are available) shows a decrease in onsite releases to land, air and water – all as compared to 2015 TRI figures. Total onsite releases were down 27 percent in Delaware for 2016 – with releases to land down 24 percent, releases to air down 23 percent and releases to water down 27 percent.




DNREC reminds residents that Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2017/18

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017

DNREC encourages Delawareans to deliver their Christmas trees to one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC receives EPA’s PISCES award; other milestones announced at the former NVF site in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DNREC’s water quality and revitalization of the former NVF facility in Yorklyn has been recognized as an Exceptional Project by the EPA, one of five such projects nationwide, for its excellence and innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure,




DNREC issues Secretary’s Order and $53,600 penalty to DuPont Experimental Station for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DOVER – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of $53,600 along with $3,350 in cost recovery for the Department’s investigation.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 24 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, January 22, 2018

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the State of Delaware Support Services Office in Dover.




Delaware’s Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2016 compiled by DNREC shows overall decrease in state’s onsite releases to land, air and water

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

DOVER – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section continues to show the state’s progress in reducing toxic releases into the environment. TRI data from 2016 (the most recent year for which statistics are available) shows a decrease in onsite releases to land, air and water – all as compared to 2015 TRI figures. Total onsite releases were down 27 percent in Delaware for 2016 – with releases to land down 24 percent, releases to air down 23 percent and releases to water down 27 percent.




DNREC reminds residents that Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2017/18

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017

DNREC encourages Delawareans to deliver their Christmas trees to one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.