News from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Updated: 3 hours 40 min ago
DOVER (Nov. 26, 2013) – Delaware State Parks has many events scheduled throughout the state this holiday season that promise to help families create new traditions and boost their spirits while enjoying the beautiful winter scenery in the parks.
DOVER (Nov. 25, 2013) – DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty Assessment and Secretary’s Order to Formosa Plastics Corporation of Delaware for violations of federal air quality regulations and of the company’s air permit. The order calls for a cash penalty of $23,460
DNREC issues penalty order to The H&K Group and River Asphalt, LLC (a/k/a River Asphalt II, LLC) of Delmar for air quality violations
DOVER (Nov. 25, 2013) – DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty Assessment and Secretary’s Order to The H&K Group and River Asphalt, LLC (a/k/a River Asphalt II, LLC) for violations of federal and state air quality regulations and its air permit. The order calls for a cash penalty of $13,680
DOVER (Nov. 25, 2013) – DNREC will hold a public hearing on the potential redevelopment of the former Vlasic Pickle site at 29984 Pinnacle Way in Dagsboro Tuesday, Dec. 17. At the request of the public, the date and location of the public hearing have been changed
DOVER (Nov. 22, 2013) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents between Nov. 12-18 made 615 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including seven vessel boardings for boating safety/fishing regulation compliance checks, and issued 37 citations.
GEORGETOWN (Nov. 22, 2013) – DNREC Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents on Nov. 19 arrested a Dagsboro man with a prior felony conviction on multiple weapons violations following an investigation into illegal hunting practices in Sussex County.
DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announces special edition 2015 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp for contests 35th anniversary
DOVER (Nov. 21, 2013) – To celebrate the 35th anniversary of Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp Contest program, the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife and the Delaware Chapter of Ducks Unlimited announced today that the 2015 stamp competition will be a special Governor’s Edition.
DOVER (Nov. 21, 2013) – DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds waterfowlers that the next season dates for hunting migratory ducks and Canada geese are Monday, Nov. 25 through Saturday, Nov. 30.
DOVER (Nov. 21, 2013) – The National Park Service (NPS) and a team of state and local government partners are requesting public input to identify potential new sites for public access to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. This includes sites appropriate for boat ramps, fishing access, places to swim and picnic, or bird watch.
WILMINGTON (Nov. 20, 2013) – To encourage students to spend time outside, participate in healthy activities, and learn more about the state they live in, the Mount Pleasant Elementary School PTA has instituted “Walking Wednesdays,” a walking program during recess every Wednesday, during the 2012-2013 school year. While students walk on a quarter mile path, parent volunteers tally their laps to track the students’ progress and correlate it to various points across Delaware.
GEORGETOWN (Nov. 20, 2013) – DNREC Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents on Nov. 15 arrested a Georgetown man with a prior felony conviction on multiple weapons violations during a routine check of deer hunters in Redden State Forest.