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DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management beach replenishment projects set for Pickering, Kitts Hummock and Bowers beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

DOVER – DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. Replenishment, which is expected to be completed in May, will consist of truck-hauled fill projects managed by DNREC. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year due to erosion from Delaware Bay tides and waves.




Governors Lead Bipartisan Effort to Prevent Dangerous Seismic Testing and Offshore Drilling

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump Administration Approves Offshore Airgun Use, Governor Carney Joins Atlantic Seaboard Governors Urging Protection for Our Coast WILMINGTON, Del. – Following the announcement that the Trump Administration authorized airgun use in waters off the East Coast, Governor John Carney and a group of bipartisan governors today urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Interior Secretary Ryan […]




DNREC dedicates new Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Governor Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin were joined by Senator Carper, state legislators, New Castle County and local officials, neighbors, and friends, at the dedication and ribbon-cutting of Delaware’s newest and 17th state park, the Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Protect Delaware’s Coastal Waters and Economy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207 will prohibit and prevent offshore drilling in Delaware’s coastal waters REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207, two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting Delaware’s coasts from offshore drilling. These pieces of legislation will help maintain high-quality coastline […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan. The goal of the Clean Power Plan is to reduce carbon pollution from coal-, oil-, and natural gas-burning power plants, and combat the threat of climate change. “Delawareans up and down our state […]







  Category: The Environment


DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management beach replenishment projects set for Pickering, Kitts Hummock and Bowers beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

DOVER – DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. Replenishment, which is expected to be completed in May, will consist of truck-hauled fill projects managed by DNREC. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year due to erosion from Delaware Bay tides and waves.




Governors Lead Bipartisan Effort to Prevent Dangerous Seismic Testing and Offshore Drilling

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump Administration Approves Offshore Airgun Use, Governor Carney Joins Atlantic Seaboard Governors Urging Protection for Our Coast WILMINGTON, Del. – Following the announcement that the Trump Administration authorized airgun use in waters off the East Coast, Governor John Carney and a group of bipartisan governors today urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Interior Secretary Ryan […]




DNREC dedicates new Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Governor Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin were joined by Senator Carper, state legislators, New Castle County and local officials, neighbors, and friends, at the dedication and ribbon-cutting of Delaware’s newest and 17th state park, the Auburn Valley State Park in Yorklyn.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Protect Delaware’s Coastal Waters and Economy

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207 will prohibit and prevent offshore drilling in Delaware’s coastal waters REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Senate Bill 200 and Senate Bill 207, two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting Delaware’s coasts from offshore drilling. These pieces of legislation will help maintain high-quality coastline […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan. The goal of the Clean Power Plan is to reduce carbon pollution from coal-, oil-, and natural gas-burning power plants, and combat the threat of climate change. “Delawareans up and down our state […]