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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC to hold workshops to introduce new draft universal recycling regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

DNREC will hold three public workshops in September to introduce draft Universal Recycling Regulations for Delaware. The informal workshops will be held in each county, offering an opportunity to learn about and discuss the draft regulations.




DNREC continues soliciting comments on older regulations during department’s regulatory review process

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016

DNREC is conducting a review of agency regulations that have not been amended during the last four years. Public comments are welcome, via comment form, email, regular mail or public hearings.




Amended Delaware Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches go into effect Aug. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

DOVER (July 22, 2016) – Final amendments to Delaware’s Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches – that implement legislative changes to the state’s Beach Preservation Act and clarify and codify the process for construction to help preserve the state’s fragile dune and beach system – will go into effect Aug. 11.
The amendments, pursuant to 7DE Admin. Code §5102, were approved July 15 in an order signed by DNREC Secretary David Small, and will be submitted to the State of Delaware’s Register of Regulations for publication Aug. 1.




DNREC takes action to thwart ‘upwind states’ from transporting air pollution into Delaware, which brings with it a wide range of public health problems

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016

DOVER – On behalf of Delawareans and public health, DNREC has taken two recent actions through the federal court system and US Environmental Protection Agency aimed at requiring “upwind states” to reduce air pollution generated within their borders that carries into and pollutes Delaware’s air, causing asthma, respiratory disease, and other public health problems for Delawareans.




Gov. Markell Signs SB 253 into Law, Authorizing DNREC to Provide Additional Flexibility in Meeting Standards for Sediment and Stormwater Regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016

Governor Jack Markell has signed Senate Bill 253 that provides additional options and flexibility to developers, contractors and landowners for meeting standards that protect Delaware’s water quality and reduce flooding impacts under the state’s sediment and stormwater management program.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC to hold workshops to introduce new draft universal recycling regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

DNREC will hold three public workshops in September to introduce draft Universal Recycling Regulations for Delaware. The informal workshops will be held in each county, offering an opportunity to learn about and discuss the draft regulations.




DNREC continues soliciting comments on older regulations during department’s regulatory review process

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016

DNREC is conducting a review of agency regulations that have not been amended during the last four years. Public comments are welcome, via comment form, email, regular mail or public hearings.




Amended Delaware Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches go into effect Aug. 11

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

DOVER (July 22, 2016) – Final amendments to Delaware’s Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches – that implement legislative changes to the state’s Beach Preservation Act and clarify and codify the process for construction to help preserve the state’s fragile dune and beach system – will go into effect Aug. 11.
The amendments, pursuant to 7DE Admin. Code §5102, were approved July 15 in an order signed by DNREC Secretary David Small, and will be submitted to the State of Delaware’s Register of Regulations for publication Aug. 1.




DNREC takes action to thwart ‘upwind states’ from transporting air pollution into Delaware, which brings with it a wide range of public health problems

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Date Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016

DOVER – On behalf of Delawareans and public health, DNREC has taken two recent actions through the federal court system and US Environmental Protection Agency aimed at requiring “upwind states” to reduce air pollution generated within their borders that carries into and pollutes Delaware’s air, causing asthma, respiratory disease, and other public health problems for Delawareans.




Gov. Markell Signs SB 253 into Law, Authorizing DNREC to Provide Additional Flexibility in Meeting Standards for Sediment and Stormwater Regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016

Governor Jack Markell has signed Senate Bill 253 that provides additional options and flexibility to developers, contractors and landowners for meeting standards that protect Delaware’s water quality and reduce flooding impacts under the state’s sediment and stormwater management program.