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  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and plan a cleanup of the spill.




DNREC to Host Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 on a proposal from the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to construct a new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.




DNREC to Hold Virtual Public Workshop Sept. 9 to Discuss Delaware’s Plastic Bag Ban and Regulation Development

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 28, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a virtual public workshop next month to discuss the State’s plastic bag ban and introduce draft At-Store Recycling Program Regulations.




DNREC Offers Compost Bins and Rain Barrels at Discount Prices

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Delaware residents may preorder environmentally beneficial compost bins and rain barrels at discount prices during an online sale sponsored by DNREC.




DNREC Offers Yard Waste Management Guidance for Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 7, 2020

DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment.







  Category: Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances


DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and plan a cleanup of the spill.




DNREC to Host Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 on a proposal from the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to construct a new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County.




DNREC to Hold Virtual Public Workshop Sept. 9 to Discuss Delaware’s Plastic Bag Ban and Regulation Development

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 28, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a virtual public workshop next month to discuss the State’s plastic bag ban and introduce draft At-Store Recycling Program Regulations.




DNREC Offers Compost Bins and Rain Barrels at Discount Prices

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Delaware residents may preorder environmentally beneficial compost bins and rain barrels at discount prices during an online sale sponsored by DNREC.




DNREC Offers Yard Waste Management Guidance for Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, August 7, 2020

DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment.