The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continues working today to assess and clean up an oil spill that came ashore yesterday at Broadkill Beach and has now affected several more southerly coastal locations, including Beach Plum Island near Cape Henlopen, the Roosevelt Inlet and Lewes.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Response Team was working into the evening to survey impacts and plan a cleanup of the spill.
DNREC Mirror Lake clean-up earns more national acclaim; innovative approach reduces pollutants in the Christina River
DNREC announced it has successfully used an innovative approach to reduce polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in two Delaware waterways.
The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will reopen for the 2020 season Wednesday, April 1.
The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will reopen Wednesday, April 3 after having been closed for the fall and winter.