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DNREC determines deluge water used to contain Croda, Inc.’s 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made from a soil and groundwater sampling report required of Croda by the Department as part of a settlement agreement with DNREC in the aftermath of the EO incident.




DNREC to hold public workshops April 16 on gasoline vapors and proposed Underground Storage Tank regulations

The Division of Air Quality and the Tank Management Section within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will hold two public workshop next month.




DNREC Q&A on Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide accidental release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility

Following up on a public meeting held Dec. 20, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today has made available a Q&A fact sheet on the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of ethylene oxide into the air by Croda’s manufacturing facility at Atlas Point. DNREC has compiled answers to frequently-asked questions about the incident and provided them on the DNREC website.




Adjustable Tax Rate for HSCA Goes Into Effect This January

The Delaware Division of Revenue would like to remind businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) that a new tax rate will being going into effect on January 1, 2019. The new adjustable rate for 2019 will be 1.5244%, and will apply to the taxable gross receipts from the sale of petroleum or […]




DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit arrests Newark woman for illegal dumping

Following an investigation into a complaint about continued dumping of grocery bags filled with used cat litter along Four Seasons Parkway in Newark, Natural Resources Police Officers with the Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Newark woman on Oct. 30 for illegal dumping of refuse.







 Pages Tagged With: "waste and hazardous substances"

DNREC determines deluge water used to contain Croda, Inc.’s 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made from a soil and groundwater sampling report required of Croda by the Department as part of a settlement agreement with DNREC in the aftermath of the EO incident.




DNREC to hold public workshops April 16 on gasoline vapors and proposed Underground Storage Tank regulations

The Division of Air Quality and the Tank Management Section within the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances will hold two public workshop next month.




DNREC Q&A on Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide accidental release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility

Following up on a public meeting held Dec. 20, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today has made available a Q&A fact sheet on the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of ethylene oxide into the air by Croda’s manufacturing facility at Atlas Point. DNREC has compiled answers to frequently-asked questions about the incident and provided them on the DNREC website.




Adjustable Tax Rate for HSCA Goes Into Effect This January

The Delaware Division of Revenue would like to remind businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) that a new tax rate will being going into effect on January 1, 2019. The new adjustable rate for 2019 will be 1.5244%, and will apply to the taxable gross receipts from the sale of petroleum or […]




DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit arrests Newark woman for illegal dumping

Following an investigation into a complaint about continued dumping of grocery bags filled with used cat litter along Four Seasons Parkway in Newark, Natural Resources Police Officers with the Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Newark woman on Oct. 30 for illegal dumping of refuse.