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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 29-May 5

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between April 29-May 5 made 2,584 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters, and the general public, issuing 40 citations. Officers responded to 63 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.




DNREC to hold public workshops April 16 on gasoline vapors and proposed Underground Storage Tank regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Division of Air Quality and the Tank Management Section within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will hold two public workshop next month.




DNREC soliciting RFPs for projects to benefit Delaware’s environment through VW Mitigation Plan settlement funds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Monday, February 4, 2019

DNREC will host a public meeting Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Dover to solicit requests for proposals on projects benefiting the state’s environment to be funded by lawsuits settled against Volkswagen and Audi for installing emissions “defeat devices” on the automakers’ vehicles in violation of the federal Clean Air Act.




DNREC Q&A on Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide accidental release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Following up on a public meeting held Dec. 20, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today has made available a Q&A fact sheet on the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of ethylene oxide into the air by Croda’s manufacturing facility at Atlas Point. DNREC has compiled answers to frequently-asked questions about the incident and provided them on the DNREC website.




DNREC, other state and local agencies to hold public meeting Dec. 20 on accidental ethylene oxide release at Croda

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

A public meeting will be held at p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at McCullough Middle School, 20 Chase Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720 to discuss Croda’s Nov. 25 accidental ethylene oxide release, with the meeting organized by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and facilitated by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 29-May 5

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019

To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between April 29-May 5 made 2,584 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters, and the general public, issuing 40 citations. Officers responded to 63 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.




DNREC to hold public workshops April 16 on gasoline vapors and proposed Underground Storage Tank regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Division of Air Quality and the Tank Management Section within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will hold two public workshop next month.




DNREC soliciting RFPs for projects to benefit Delaware’s environment through VW Mitigation Plan settlement funds

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Monday, February 4, 2019

DNREC will host a public meeting Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Dover to solicit requests for proposals on projects benefiting the state’s environment to be funded by lawsuits settled against Volkswagen and Audi for installing emissions “defeat devices” on the automakers’ vehicles in violation of the federal Clean Air Act.




DNREC Q&A on Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide accidental release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Following up on a public meeting held Dec. 20, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today has made available a Q&A fact sheet on the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of ethylene oxide into the air by Croda’s manufacturing facility at Atlas Point. DNREC has compiled answers to frequently-asked questions about the incident and provided them on the DNREC website.




DNREC, other state and local agencies to hold public meeting Dec. 20 on accidental ethylene oxide release at Croda

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

A public meeting will be held at p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at McCullough Middle School, 20 Chase Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720 to discuss Croda’s Nov. 25 accidental ethylene oxide release, with the meeting organized by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and facilitated by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)