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  Category: Division of Water


DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements totaling $218,000 on refinery’s outstanding violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

DNREC announced today that it has reached two separate settlement agreements with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over environmental violations by the company’s refinery in Delaware City. The two settlement agreements – totaling $218,000 – are the culmination of a series of violations for the refinery.




DNREC issues Conciliation and Consent Secretary’s Order, $77,300 penalty to Perdue Foods for wastewater violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018

DOVER – DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Conciliation Order By Consent to Perdue Foods for multiple violations of the company’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. The order totals an administrative penalty of $77,300 and an associated $7,601 assessment for expenses associated with the Department’s investigation.




DNREC updates information on nitrate levels found in water at private residences near Mountaire Farms’ Millsboro poultry plant

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is working with the Delaware Division of Public Health to sample water from wells at private residences in the vicinity of Mountaire Farms’ Millsboro poultry processing plant that was recently cited by DNREC for wastewater violations involving excessive levels of nitrates.




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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Aug. 17 public hearing on Indian River mooring field for Tuckahoe Camping Resort cancelled after permit application is withdrawn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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.







  Category: Division of Water


DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements totaling $218,000 on refinery’s outstanding violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

DNREC announced today that it has reached two separate settlement agreements with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over environmental violations by the company’s refinery in Delaware City. The two settlement agreements – totaling $218,000 – are the culmination of a series of violations for the refinery.




DNREC issues Conciliation and Consent Secretary’s Order, $77,300 penalty to Perdue Foods for wastewater violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018

DOVER – DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Conciliation Order By Consent to Perdue Foods for multiple violations of the company’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. The order totals an administrative penalty of $77,300 and an associated $7,601 assessment for expenses associated with the Department’s investigation.




DNREC updates information on nitrate levels found in water at private residences near Mountaire Farms’ Millsboro poultry plant

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is working with the Delaware Division of Public Health to sample water from wells at private residences in the vicinity of Mountaire Farms’ Millsboro poultry processing plant that was recently cited by DNREC for wastewater violations involving excessive levels of nitrates.




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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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.