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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Shuts Down Polly Drummond Yard Waste Site Following a Second Suspicious Ground Fire in a Week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a second ground fire of unknown origin at the Polly Drummond yard waste site within a week’s time has caused DNREC to shut the northern New Castle County site until further notice.




Records Pond Fishing Pier Closed for Public Safety

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Records Pond fishing pier in Laurel in Sussex County has been closed effective immediately for public safety due to warping of the pier’s decking, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Public Meetings Planned This Month on Delaware EV Infrastructure, Clean Transportation Initiatives

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Delawareans can learn more about two key strategies the state is pursuing to reduce transportation-related emissions at virtual public meetings.




Delaware Authorities Caution Drivers to Watch Out for Deer During Mating Season

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 31, 2022

Use extra caution on the roads during the deer mating season is the warning to Delaware drivers from DNREC, OHS, and DSP.




Wilmington Man Arrested After Lewdness and Indecent Exposure Incidents at First State National Historical Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 2, 2022

Following an investigation into two separate reports of women being followed by a man who engaged in lewd acts and indecent exposure on trails in the First State National Historical Park, Delaware Natural Resources Police State Park officers arrested Christopher S. Martin, 28, of Wilmington Wednesday, Aug. 31, on misdemeanor charges.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

DNREC Shuts Down Polly Drummond Yard Waste Site Following a Second Suspicious Ground Fire in a Week

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a second ground fire of unknown origin at the Polly Drummond yard waste site within a week’s time has caused DNREC to shut the northern New Castle County site until further notice.




Records Pond Fishing Pier Closed for Public Safety

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Records Pond fishing pier in Laurel in Sussex County has been closed effective immediately for public safety due to warping of the pier’s decking, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Public Meetings Planned This Month on Delaware EV Infrastructure, Clean Transportation Initiatives

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Air Quality | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Delawareans can learn more about two key strategies the state is pursuing to reduce transportation-related emissions at virtual public meetings.




Delaware Authorities Caution Drivers to Watch Out for Deer During Mating Season

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 31, 2022

Use extra caution on the roads during the deer mating season is the warning to Delaware drivers from DNREC, OHS, and DSP.




Wilmington Man Arrested After Lewdness and Indecent Exposure Incidents at First State National Historical Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 2, 2022

Following an investigation into two separate reports of women being followed by a man who engaged in lewd acts and indecent exposure on trails in the First State National Historical Park, Delaware Natural Resources Police State Park officers arrested Christopher S. Martin, 28, of Wilmington Wednesday, Aug. 31, on misdemeanor charges.