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  Category: The Environment


Governor Carney and 14 Governors Urge Congress to Act on Harmful PFAS

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Letter expresses need to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Governors of Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin issued a letter to the leadership of both the House and Senate Armed Services […]




DNREC to hold public information sessions Sept. 9 in Dover and New Castle on state’s new refrigerant incentive program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold two public information sessions Monday, Sept. 9 detailing a new program that will provide incentives to Delaware businesses to install refrigeration systems less harmful to the environment than systems currently used by many businesses and organizations in the state. The first information session will take place at 11 a.m. at DNREC offices at 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, while the second session is scheduled for 6 p.m. at DNREC’s State Street Commons offices, 100 W. Water St., Dover, DE 19904. 




DNREC announces finalized Coastal Zone Conversion Permit regulations, which become effective Sept. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

DOVER – Final amendments to the Regulations Governing Delaware’s Coastal Zone, approved Aug. 26 by the Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board (CZICB), have been published in the September Register of Regulations and become effective Sept. 11, 2019, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. HB190, signed into law by Governor John Carney on Aug. 2, 2017, authorized the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to issue permits for construction and operation of new heavy industry uses at 14 existing heavy industry use sites within the state’s Coastal Zone.




DNREC seeking volunteers for Delaware Coastal Cleanup

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Volunteers are still needed and encouraged to join the 32nd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14.




Volunteers needed Sept. 21 for cleanup at Williams Pond in Seaford as part of Reclaim Our River program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

DNREC, the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, the City of Seaford, and Friends of the Nanticoke River are seeking volunteers to lend a hand, picking up trash at Williams Pond from 9-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of DNREC’s annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup.







  Category: The Environment


Governor Carney and 14 Governors Urge Congress to Act on Harmful PFAS

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Letter expresses need to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Governors of Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin issued a letter to the leadership of both the House and Senate Armed Services […]




DNREC to hold public information sessions Sept. 9 in Dover and New Castle on state’s new refrigerant incentive program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2019

DOVER – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold two public information sessions Monday, Sept. 9 detailing a new program that will provide incentives to Delaware businesses to install refrigeration systems less harmful to the environment than systems currently used by many businesses and organizations in the state. The first information session will take place at 11 a.m. at DNREC offices at 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, while the second session is scheduled for 6 p.m. at DNREC’s State Street Commons offices, 100 W. Water St., Dover, DE 19904. 




DNREC announces finalized Coastal Zone Conversion Permit regulations, which become effective Sept. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

DOVER – Final amendments to the Regulations Governing Delaware’s Coastal Zone, approved Aug. 26 by the Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board (CZICB), have been published in the September Register of Regulations and become effective Sept. 11, 2019, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. HB190, signed into law by Governor John Carney on Aug. 2, 2017, authorized the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to issue permits for construction and operation of new heavy industry uses at 14 existing heavy industry use sites within the state’s Coastal Zone.




DNREC seeking volunteers for Delaware Coastal Cleanup

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Volunteers are still needed and encouraged to join the 32nd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14.




Volunteers needed Sept. 21 for cleanup at Williams Pond in Seaford as part of Reclaim Our River program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

DNREC, the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, the City of Seaford, and Friends of the Nanticoke River are seeking volunteers to lend a hand, picking up trash at Williams Pond from 9-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of DNREC’s annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup.