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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Sewer Break Discharges Water into St. Jones River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Kent County Levy Court Public Works is currently addressing a force main break, causing wastewater to flow into the St. Jones River. The public should avoid contact with the water in the St. Jones.




Cleanup Operation Extends from Upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City, Md.

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The Maryland Department of the Environment has joined the U.S. Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in a joint response, Wednesday, overseeing the cleanup operation of weathered oil called tar balls and oiled debris scattered along the shoreline from Bowers Beach, Delaware to Ocean City, Maryland.




Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Late October through November is prime time for increasing white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November.




U.S. Coast Guard, DNREC Recover 55 Tons of Oiled Debris

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Monday, October 26, 2020

The cleanup of an oil spill from an unknown source continues Monday, one week after oil patties first washed ashore on Broadkill Beach and began migrating to other Delaware beaches on both the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Coast. About 55 tons – enough to fill four construction dumpsters – had been successfully recovered through Sunday afternoon under the unified command of the United States Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.




Oil Spill Cleanup of Delaware Bay Coastline Intensifies Today With Additional Resources Deployed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Date Posted: Friday, October 23, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and U.S. Coast Guard continued Thursday and Friday to spearhead a cleanup operation for the oil spill that has deposited blobs of oil called tar balls and oiled debris this week over a stretch of Delaware coastline extending from the upper Delaware Bay to the tip of the Atlantic Ocean.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Sewer Break Discharges Water into St. Jones River

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Kent County Levy Court Public Works is currently addressing a force main break, causing wastewater to flow into the St. Jones River. The public should avoid contact with the water in the St. Jones.




Cleanup Operation Extends from Upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City, Md.

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The Maryland Department of the Environment has joined the U.S. Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in a joint response, Wednesday, overseeing the cleanup operation of weathered oil called tar balls and oiled debris scattered along the shoreline from Bowers Beach, Delaware to Ocean City, Maryland.




Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Late October through November is prime time for increasing white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November.




U.S. Coast Guard, DNREC Recover 55 Tons of Oiled Debris

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Monday, October 26, 2020

The cleanup of an oil spill from an unknown source continues Monday, one week after oil patties first washed ashore on Broadkill Beach and began migrating to other Delaware beaches on both the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Coast. About 55 tons – enough to fill four construction dumpsters – had been successfully recovered through Sunday afternoon under the unified command of the United States Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.




Oil Spill Cleanup of Delaware Bay Coastline Intensifies Today With Additional Resources Deployed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Date Posted: Friday, October 23, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and U.S. Coast Guard continued Thursday and Friday to spearhead a cleanup operation for the oil spill that has deposited blobs of oil called tar balls and oiled debris this week over a stretch of Delaware coastline extending from the upper Delaware Bay to the tip of the Atlantic Ocean.