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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC’s Recycling Program offers ‘Bin It to Win It’ educational recycling game for middle schools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

DNREC’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section’s Recycling Program has a new interactive game that travels to Delaware middle schools and helps enlighten students about single-stream recycling. The “Bin It to Win It” game is part of the Recycling Program’s new “Clean the Stream” recycling campaign.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Feb. 28 in Wilmington

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

The Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the Delaware Solid Waste Authority’s Cherry Island Facility at 1706 East 12th Street, in Wilmington.




DNREC, DHSS issue new fish consumption advisories that reflect continuing improvement in water quality for Delaware waterways

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

New fish consumption advisories issued today by DNREC and DHSS show that the concentration of chemical contaminants in fish caught from Delaware waterways continues to decline – which indicates water quality is improving throughout the state and also means that fish caught in many Delaware waters can be eaten today with lowered concerns about risks to public health.




Governor Carney Authorizes Delaware National Guard to Assist with Water Distribution in Town of Blades

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018

Executive Order provides additional resources for town, residents DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday signed an Executive Order authorizing the Delaware National Guard to assist the Town of Blades with distributing water to residents impacted by high levels of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in municipal wells. The Delaware National Guard has provided two, 400-gallon […]




DNREC, DPH are providing the Town of Blades with drinking water after municipal wells are found to have elevated level of perfluorinated compounds

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018

DNREC and the Division of Public Health began providing bottled water Friday for drinking and cooking to residents of the Town of Blades, in Sussex County, after all three of the town’s drinking water wells returned concentrations of PFCs above the human health advisory level.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC’s Recycling Program offers ‘Bin It to Win It’ educational recycling game for middle schools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

DNREC’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section’s Recycling Program has a new interactive game that travels to Delaware middle schools and helps enlighten students about single-stream recycling. The “Bin It to Win It” game is part of the Recycling Program’s new “Clean the Stream” recycling campaign.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Feb. 28 in Wilmington

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

The Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the Delaware Solid Waste Authority’s Cherry Island Facility at 1706 East 12th Street, in Wilmington.




DNREC, DHSS issue new fish consumption advisories that reflect continuing improvement in water quality for Delaware waterways

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

New fish consumption advisories issued today by DNREC and DHSS show that the concentration of chemical contaminants in fish caught from Delaware waterways continues to decline – which indicates water quality is improving throughout the state and also means that fish caught in many Delaware waters can be eaten today with lowered concerns about risks to public health.




Governor Carney Authorizes Delaware National Guard to Assist with Water Distribution in Town of Blades

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018

Executive Order provides additional resources for town, residents DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday signed an Executive Order authorizing the Delaware National Guard to assist the Town of Blades with distributing water to residents impacted by high levels of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in municipal wells. The Delaware National Guard has provided two, 400-gallon […]




DNREC, DPH are providing the Town of Blades with drinking water after municipal wells are found to have elevated level of perfluorinated compounds

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018

DNREC and the Division of Public Health began providing bottled water Friday for drinking and cooking to residents of the Town of Blades, in Sussex County, after all three of the town’s drinking water wells returned concentrations of PFCs above the human health advisory level.