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Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to meet Nov. 8 in Dover

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Categories:  Division of Water DNREC

The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 in Conference Room 220 A&B of the Kent County Administrative Offices on Bay Road in Dover.




DNREC Aug. 17 public hearing on Indian River mooring field for Tuckahoe Camping Resort cancelled after permit application is withdrawn

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Water DNREC

DNREC has cancelled an Aug. 17 public hearing on the permit application submitted by Calhoun Properties, LLC for a mooring field in the Indian River near Dagsboro for the Tuckahoe Acres Campground Resort. The application has been withdrawn.




Governor Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin in presenting DNREC Awards in Delaware State Fair ceremony

Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Coastal Programs Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate Division of Fish and Wildlife Division of Parks and Recreation Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC Office of Community Services

HARRINGTON – Today at the Delaware State Fair, Governor John Carney and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored 30 Delawareans of all ages for their environmental leadership, innovation and dedication.

“This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation of our natural resources and the stewardship of our environment,” said Secretary Garvin. “We congratulate these volunteers, artists, organizers, photographers, and anglers – conservationists and environmentalists all – for their work that brought us here today, and look forward to their future contributions.”




DNREC establishes 21-day timeframe for extended closure of Delaware Bay for recreational shellfish harvest

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC

As reported this week to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Surface Water Discharges Section, Kent County’s wastewater treatment plant is back within acceptable water quality levels for the effluent discharged into the Murderkill River – leading DNREC to establish a timeframe for a federally-advised 21-day closure of recreational shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay north of the Mispillion Inlet. The 21-day closure in effect for potential public health risks extends from July 24 to Aug. 14.




Make an ‘ECOnnection’ with DNREC at this year’s Delaware State Fair

Date Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Coastal Programs Division of Air Quality Division of Energy and Climate Division of Fish and Wildlife Division of Parks and Recreation Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Division of Water Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC News Office of Community Services

With the 2017 Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates today for its fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 20 thru Saturday, July 29), DNREC is again right in the middle of the annual extravaganza – with an array of environmental displays in a newly-climate-controlled State Fair building, and game prizes to be won by kids of all ages for showing their knowledge about the state’s natural resources and environment.




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