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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Urges Clean Alternatives to Burning Yard Waste

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 2, 2022

DNREC reminds residents that open burning of materials such as tree limbs, brush and branches is not allowed from May 1 through Sept. 30.




DNREC Encourages Delawareans to Recycle Christmas Trees

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 20, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to regift their real Christmas trees to the environment by recycling them at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.




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.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Urges Clean Alternatives to Burning Yard Waste

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 2, 2022

DNREC reminds residents that open burning of materials such as tree limbs, brush and branches is not allowed from May 1 through Sept. 30.




DNREC Encourages Delawareans to Recycle Christmas Trees

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 20, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to regift their real Christmas trees to the environment by recycling them at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.




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.