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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware Part Of Proposed Environmental And Consumer Protection Penalty Settlements With Fiat Chrysler And Auto Supplier Robert Bosch For Allegedly Undermining Auto Emissions Regulations And Harming Consumers By Adding Unlawful “Defeat Devices” To Diesel Vehicles

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Required to Fix Vehicles, Provide Restitution and Address Environmental Harms; State Attorneys General Obtain $72.5 Million in Nationwide Civil Penalties from Fiat Chrysler and Another $98.7 Million from Bosch for its Role in Supplying and Programming the Software Used by Fiat Chrysler and Earlier Violator Volkswagen Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and Department of […]




DNREC initiates new permit program for removal of lead coatings from water tanks

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

DNREC announced the creation of a new permit program that establishes regulatory conditions for the sandblasting of outdoor water tanks to remove lead-based paint. Contractors often use sandblasting to remove paint from water tanks in preparation for repainting them. Effective immediately, all water tank sandblasting projects involving removal of lead paint are required to have an air quality permit from DNREC that will ensure sufficient containment measures are taken to prevent the release of lead paint chips into the environment.




Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee to meet Jan. 22 in Wilmington

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

The eighth meeting of the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC) will be held at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Delaware Technical Community College Orlando J. George Jr. Campus, Southeast Building, Conference Room A and B (1st Floor), 300 North Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.




DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management beach replenishment projects set for Pickering, Kitts Hummock and Bowers beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

DOVER – DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. Replenishment, which is expected to be completed in May, will consist of truck-hauled fill projects managed by DNREC. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year due to erosion from Delaware Bay tides and waves.




DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s ‘First Saturday in the First State’ Jan. 5 presents programs including a history of the duPont family

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019

From exploring the developments of the Victorian era and how it shaped Dover, to the duPont family’s place in the history of Delaware, First State Heritage Park’s “First Saturday in the First State” Jan. 5 offers much to see and do.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Delaware Part Of Proposed Environmental And Consumer Protection Penalty Settlements With Fiat Chrysler And Auto Supplier Robert Bosch For Allegedly Undermining Auto Emissions Regulations And Harming Consumers By Adding Unlawful “Defeat Devices” To Diesel Vehicles

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Required to Fix Vehicles, Provide Restitution and Address Environmental Harms; State Attorneys General Obtain $72.5 Million in Nationwide Civil Penalties from Fiat Chrysler and Another $98.7 Million from Bosch for its Role in Supplying and Programming the Software Used by Fiat Chrysler and Earlier Violator Volkswagen Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and Department of […]




DNREC initiates new permit program for removal of lead coatings from water tanks

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

DNREC announced the creation of a new permit program that establishes regulatory conditions for the sandblasting of outdoor water tanks to remove lead-based paint. Contractors often use sandblasting to remove paint from water tanks in preparation for repainting them. Effective immediately, all water tank sandblasting projects involving removal of lead paint are required to have an air quality permit from DNREC that will ensure sufficient containment measures are taken to prevent the release of lead paint chips into the environment.




Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee to meet Jan. 22 in Wilmington

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Date Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

The eighth meeting of the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC) will be held at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Delaware Technical Community College Orlando J. George Jr. Campus, Southeast Building, Conference Room A and B (1st Floor), 300 North Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.




DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management beach replenishment projects set for Pickering, Kitts Hummock and Bowers beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

DOVER – DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. Replenishment, which is expected to be completed in May, will consist of truck-hauled fill projects managed by DNREC. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year due to erosion from Delaware Bay tides and waves.




DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s ‘First Saturday in the First State’ Jan. 5 presents programs including a history of the duPont family

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2019

From exploring the developments of the Victorian era and how it shaped Dover, to the duPont family’s place in the history of Delaware, First State Heritage Park’s “First Saturday in the First State” Jan. 5 offers much to see and do.