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  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Emergency Response sampling for airborne asbestos in area of ongoing Bancroft Mills fire finds no contamination

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016

DNREC’s Emergency Response team sampled the air today in several New Castle County communities in the immediate area of the ongoing Bancroft Mills fire for airborne asbestos resulting from the fire – with 11 samples taken during the day revealing no airborne asbestos contamination in the area.




DNREC to hold public hearing Nov. 21 in Dover for proposed Universal Recycling Regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will conduct a public hearing on Delaware’s proposed Universal Recycling Regulations Monday, Nov. 21 starting at 4 p.m. in the DNREC Auditorium, in Dover.




DNREC, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation to showcase recently-established sustainable landscaping project at Wilmington shipyard Oct. 18

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | New Castle County | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances and the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation invite the public to join in an event at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 showcasing established sustainable landscaping at the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation shipyard, 1124 East 7th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.




DNREC issues $241,013 penalty and Secretary’s Order to Formosa Plastics Corporation for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

DOVER – DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to Formosa Plastics Corporation for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste management, with Formosa Plastics ordered to pay a penalty of $241,013 along with $3,563 in cost recovery for the department.




DNREC issues cease and desist order to McGinnis Auto & Mobile Home Salvage, LLC of Clayton

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

DOVER (Aug. 2, 2016) – DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Cease and Desist Order to McGinnis Auto & Mobile Home Salvage, LLC, for violations of 7 Delaware Administrative Code and Delaware’s Regulations Governing Solid Waste.







  Category: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


DNREC Emergency Response sampling for airborne asbestos in area of ongoing Bancroft Mills fire finds no contamination

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016

DNREC’s Emergency Response team sampled the air today in several New Castle County communities in the immediate area of the ongoing Bancroft Mills fire for airborne asbestos resulting from the fire – with 11 samples taken during the day revealing no airborne asbestos contamination in the area.




DNREC to hold public hearing Nov. 21 in Dover for proposed Universal Recycling Regulations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will conduct a public hearing on Delaware’s proposed Universal Recycling Regulations Monday, Nov. 21 starting at 4 p.m. in the DNREC Auditorium, in Dover.




DNREC, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation to showcase recently-established sustainable landscaping project at Wilmington shipyard Oct. 18

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | New Castle County | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances and the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation invite the public to join in an event at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 showcasing established sustainable landscaping at the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation shipyard, 1124 East 7th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.




DNREC issues $241,013 penalty and Secretary’s Order to Formosa Plastics Corporation for hazardous waste violations

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

DOVER – DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to Formosa Plastics Corporation for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste management, with Formosa Plastics ordered to pay a penalty of $241,013 along with $3,563 in cost recovery for the department.




DNREC issues cease and desist order to McGinnis Auto & Mobile Home Salvage, LLC of Clayton

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

DOVER (Aug. 2, 2016) – DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Cease and Desist Order to McGinnis Auto & Mobile Home Salvage, LLC, for violations of 7 Delaware Administrative Code and Delaware’s Regulations Governing Solid Waste.