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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC issues Secretary’s Order and $53,600 penalty to DuPont Experimental Station for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DOVER – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of $53,600 along with $3,350 in cost recovery for the Department’s investigation.




Delaware’s Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2016 compiled by DNREC shows overall decrease in state’s onsite releases to land, air and water

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

DOVER – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section continues to show the state’s progress in reducing toxic releases into the environment. TRI data from 2016 (the most recent year for which statistics are available) shows a decrease in onsite releases to land, air and water – all as compared to 2015 TRI figures. Total onsite releases were down 27 percent in Delaware for 2016 – with releases to land down 24 percent, releases to air down 23 percent and releases to water down 27 percent.




DNREC to hold public meeting Dec. 7 on redevelopment plans for former GM Wilmington assembly plant site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | New Castle County | Date Posted: Monday, December 4, 2017

DNREC will hold a public meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, to discuss proposed redevelopment plans for the former GM assembly plant site at 801 Boxwood Road.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the DNREC Field Office, at 901 Pilottown Road, in Lewes.




DNREC issues cease and desist Secretary’s Order to Anderson’s Recycling, Inc. for scrap tire violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017

DNREC has issued a cease and desist order to Anderson’s Recycling, Inc. for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing solid waste related to the transportation and management of scrap tires.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC issues Secretary’s Order and $53,600 penalty to DuPont Experimental Station for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DOVER – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of $53,600 along with $3,350 in cost recovery for the Department’s investigation.




Delaware’s Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2016 compiled by DNREC shows overall decrease in state’s onsite releases to land, air and water

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

DOVER – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section continues to show the state’s progress in reducing toxic releases into the environment. TRI data from 2016 (the most recent year for which statistics are available) shows a decrease in onsite releases to land, air and water – all as compared to 2015 TRI figures. Total onsite releases were down 27 percent in Delaware for 2016 – with releases to land down 24 percent, releases to air down 23 percent and releases to water down 27 percent.




DNREC to hold public meeting Dec. 7 on redevelopment plans for former GM Wilmington assembly plant site

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | New Castle County | Date Posted: Monday, December 4, 2017

DNREC will hold a public meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, to discuss proposed redevelopment plans for the former GM assembly plant site at 801 Boxwood Road.




Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC) will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the DNREC Field Office, at 901 Pilottown Road, in Lewes.




DNREC issues cease and desist Secretary’s Order to Anderson’s Recycling, Inc. for scrap tire violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017

DNREC has issued a cease and desist order to Anderson’s Recycling, Inc. for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing solid waste related to the transportation and management of scrap tires.