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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC reach settlement agreement on Solid Waste Permit violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC have entered into a settlement agreement that resolves environmental violations arising from operations at a Perdue composting facility in Seaford, Delaware.




DNREC offers new cycle of Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering another opportunity under the Universal Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program to help Delaware organizations support the state’s municipal solid waste (MSW) diversion goal of 60 percent diversion of MSW by Jan. 1, 2020.




DNREC determines deluge water used to contain Croda, Inc.’s 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made from a soil and groundwater sampling report required of Croda by the Department as part of a settlement agreement with DNREC in the aftermath of the EO incident.




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 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.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC reach settlement agreement on Solid Waste Permit violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC have entered into a settlement agreement that resolves environmental violations arising from operations at a Perdue composting facility in Seaford, Delaware.




DNREC offers new cycle of Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering another opportunity under the Universal Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program to help Delaware organizations support the state’s municipal solid waste (MSW) diversion goal of 60 percent diversion of MSW by Jan. 1, 2020.




DNREC determines deluge water used to contain Croda, Inc.’s 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Division of Water | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made from a soil and groundwater sampling report required of Croda by the Department as part of a settlement agreement with DNREC in the aftermath of the EO incident.




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 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.