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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.




DNREC Updates A-Street Ditch PCB Cleanup Pilot Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, January 25, 2021

A new report prepared for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control indicates that the innovative technology being tested in Wilmington’s A-Street Ditch continues to show promise. The report summarizes data collected one year after biologically-enhanced carbon pellets were applied to sediments in the ditch to clean up polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).




Wastewater, Surface Water and Drinking Water Planning Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted by DNREC, DPH

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2021

State government agencies, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts can now submit proposals to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Delaware Division of Public Health to receive matching grants for wastewater, surface water and drinking water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Eligible […]




DNREC Issues Wastewater Permits to Mountaire Farms for Making Pollution Control Improvements at Millsboro Plant

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued two permits this week to Mountaire Farms of Delaware to construct and operate an upgraded wastewater treatment facility at its Millsboro plant.




DNREC Analysis of Brandywine River Dam Sediments Reveals Encouraging Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Scientists from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control published research today related to sediment quality behind eight dams in the Brandywine River, which finds there would be low risk of harm to fish or human health from toxic compounds if sediments were released due to possible dam modification or removal.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Investigation of Closed Solvay Polymer Facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County.




DNREC Updates A-Street Ditch PCB Cleanup Pilot Project

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Monday, January 25, 2021

A new report prepared for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control indicates that the innovative technology being tested in Wilmington’s A-Street Ditch continues to show promise. The report summarizes data collected one year after biologically-enhanced carbon pellets were applied to sediments in the ditch to clean up polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).




Wastewater, Surface Water and Drinking Water Planning Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted by DNREC, DPH

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2021

State government agencies, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts can now submit proposals to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Delaware Division of Public Health to receive matching grants for wastewater, surface water and drinking water project planning. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Eligible […]




DNREC Issues Wastewater Permits to Mountaire Farms for Making Pollution Control Improvements at Millsboro Plant

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Water | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued two permits this week to Mountaire Farms of Delaware to construct and operate an upgraded wastewater treatment facility at its Millsboro plant.




DNREC Analysis of Brandywine River Dam Sediments Reveals Encouraging Results

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Scientists from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control published research today related to sediment quality behind eight dams in the Brandywine River, which finds there would be low risk of harm to fish or human health from toxic compounds if sediments were released due to possible dam modification or removal.