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.
DNREC ECU seeks public help in identifying suspect illegally dumping at Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste Site
DNREC is seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a pickup truck who was twice seen on surveillance cameras illegally dumping.
USAF, Dover AFB advise state agencies that PFAS chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory found in four wells near base
The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health, that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have returned elevated levels of PFOS and PFOA above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory for these substances of 70 parts per trillion (ppt).
DNREC and Perdue AgriRecycle, LLC have entered into a settlement agreement that resolves environmental violations arising from operations at a Perdue composting facility in Seaford, Delaware.
DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering another opportunity under the Universal Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program to help Delaware organizations support the state’s municipal solid waste (MSW) diversion goal of 60 percent diversion of MSW by Jan. 1, 2020.