DNREC launches Environmental Perspectives, a new interactive website featuring data-driven storytelling
DNREC has launched a new interactive website feature called Environmental Perspectives, which uses a data-driven storytelling approach with themed stories to provide readers with an interactive platform to explore the Department’s work on critical environmental issues.
Executive Order 18 expands the Council to include all Executive Branch agencies WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed Executive Order 18, expanding the Delaware Open Data Council to include members from all Executive Branch agencies to promote data sharing. The Governor was joined by members of his Cabinet, technology entrepreneurs and […]
WILMINGTON, Del. – On Monday, February 12, at 10:00 a.m., Governor John Carney will be joined by members of his Cabinet, technology entrepreneurs and open data advocates for the signing of Executive Order 18. This Executive Order expands the Delaware Open Data Council to include members from all Executive Branch agencies and continues its work […]
Delaware’s Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2016 compiled by DNREC shows overall decrease in state’s onsite releases to land, air and water
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.
Teams of coders from across the state will seek to harness the power of public data and develop innovative solutions to real-world problems at a weekend-long hackathon organized by Open Data Delaware.