DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin encourages volunteers to sign up for the Department-sponsored 27th annual Christina River Watershed Cleanup along the river and several tributaries next Saturday, April 14 from 8-11 a.m. at 14 sites throughout northern New Castle County.
Governor Carney Authorizes Delaware National Guard to Assist with Water Distribution in Town of Blades
Executive Order provides additional resources for town, residents DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday signed an Executive Order authorizing the Delaware National Guard to assist the Town of Blades with distributing water to residents impacted by high levels of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in municipal wells. The Delaware National Guard has provided two, 400-gallon […]
DNREC invites ocean recreational users to participate in the Mid-Atlantic Non-Consumptive Recreation Workshop on Thursday, October 5, at the South Coastal Public Library in Bethany Beach.
Delaware Toxics Release Inventory Report for 2015 shows overall progress in lowering state’s waste releases
DOVER – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by DNREC’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section show continued progress by the state in reducing toxic releases into the environment, with an overall decrease in toxic waste of 14 percent from 2015 statistics when compared to 2014 figures. The latest report also indicates that there’s still work to be done, however: While TRI data recorded a decrease in onsite releases to air, onsite releases to both water and land increased – all as compared to the state’s TRI figures for 2014, the most recent year for DNREC’s compiling the data.
For Immediate Release THE MEZZANINE GALLERY TO EXHIBIT “JUST ABOVE WATER” FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARK HOULDAY The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present Just Above Water, an exhibition of photographs by Mark Houlday. The exhibition will be on view from July 1-29. Please note: the Mezzanine Gallery will be closed on […]