The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will auction Low-Digit Surf Fishing Tags starting Black Friday, Nov. 27, at 9 a.m., at www.usgovbid.com. Between Nov. 27 and Dec. 9, bidders will have the option to bid on 12 tags including tags 25, 105, 206, 416, 451 and 469, and on six “choice” categories, ranging […]
#OptOutside Movement Draws Thousands Outdoors Each Year The public is invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo Friday, Nov. 27. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday for as part of a the #OptOutside movement. More than 7,000 […]
After sustained cleanup operations for last month’s oil spill in Delaware Bay spearheaded by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the U.S. Coast Guard under a unified command, Delaware's beaches have all been declared substantially “cleared.”
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) to Croda, Inc. for air emission and equipment violations associated with the operation of the ethylene oxide (EO) plant at Croda’s Cherry Lane Facility near New Castle.
Access to Boat Launch, Fishing to be Restricted During Construction The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will soon break ground on construction of an elevated walkway at Killens Pond State Park that will provide a safer trail connection along the pond’s eastern edge. The elevated pathway will also provide visitors more appealing views […]
Cleanup crews for the unified command have cleared oily debris and tar balls from a significant stretch of coastline from the southern side of the Indian River Inlet in Delaware to the Assateague Island State Park in Maryland.
The Unified Command for the Delaware Bay and Atlantic coastal beaches oil response today began the process of evaluating cleanup operations across sections of Delaware and Maryland coastline impacted by tar balls and oiled debris to determine how much of the beach cleanup has been completed.