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Blades Groundwater Site

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to add the Blades Groundwater Site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is EPA’s list of priority sites with releases of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants requiring evaluation for possible remediation.
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Reporting Requirements

In 1986, the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was passed.
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Data & Information

The State of Delaware provides a variety of data search and information services related
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Online Reporting

Delaware facilities submit their annual Tier II reports (often referred to as EPCRA
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Community Right-to-Know

The Emergency
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The Toxics Release Inventory

The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available data set containing information reported annually
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Request a No-Spray Zone

The Delaware Mosquito Control Section accepts applications for No-Spray Zones in which mosquito control adulticides will not be applied in the immediate or close vicinity of your residence.
Glasgow Office (New Castle County & northern Kent County, including Dover) Tom Moran, Fish &
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Wetland Management and Restoration

The Mosquito Control Section helps control mosquito populations by improving and properly managing wetlands and open marsh areas to increase fish and wildlife habitat and populations. These systems, when properly functioning, are a natural check on mosquito populations. Successful wetland management can help reduce the need to apply chemical treatments to control mosquitoes.
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Mosquito-Borne Diseases

There are several mosquito-borne diseases of concern in Delaware: Chikungunya, West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, and Canine Heartworm Disease, and a possible newcomer, Zika, for which the state’s awareness is growing. Zika Virus Zika virus is a pathogen transmitted by mosquitoes that is now largely threatening Central and South America, the Caribbean islands,
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Mosquito Spraying in Delaware

The Mosquito Control Section uses a Spray Zone Notification System to let residents know when and where they plan to apply pesticides to control mosquito populations.
Delaware Mosquito Control Spray Policy Mosquito Control Pesticide Management Discharge Plan (PMDP)
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Questions and Answers

Many adult mosquitoes around the home come from mosquito production sites within or near the neighborhood. You can help reduce the number of mosquitoes by finding and eliminating standing or stagnant water on your property. Look
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Mosquito Control

DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section provides mosquito control services throughout Delaware to maintain quality of life and protect public health by reducing the possibility of mosquito-borne illnesses.
Dr. William Meredith Administrator 302.739.9917
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Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

The Asian Tiger Mosquito is Delaware’s newest and toughest nuisance mosquito. Tiger mosquitoes get their name from their distinct stripe pattern and their aggressive behavior. If you suspect you may have an Asian Tiger Mosquito problem, there are things you can do to get rid of the problem. Check Your Property The
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Air Quality Forecast

DNREC works with the EPA and regional partners to track air quality and help you know if you need to take precautions. For the latest air quality data for Delaware, visit the EPA AirNow website. Ozone season has ended, and with it have ozone forecasts. Daily air quality forecasts will resume in May, 2020.
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Information for Homeowners

Owner-occupants of single-family dwellings are exempt from the Facilities Management Asbestos Regulations (see Section 5 – Compliance) regarding the removal and repair of asbestos by Delaware-licensed contractors They are also exempt from the requirement to notify DNREC and the US EPA. Where Asbestos Hazards Might Be Found

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Reports & Documents

The State Emergency Response Commission provides reports and documents related to emergency planning and preparedness and hazardous materials in Delaware. State Emergency Response Commission Annual Reports Delaware Code requires the SERC to prepare an annual report on its activities.
FY2017 SERC
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Education & Outreach

A main focus of Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know is to make information available to the public and promote participation in emergency planning. A variety of information is available.
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Related Links

A listing of links to agencies and resources related to the work of the State Emergency Response Commission. State of Delaware
Delaware.gov Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances
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Online Reporting

Delaware facilities submit their annual Tier II reports (often referred to as EPCRA Section 312 reports) online using the Tier II ManagerTM system. EPCRA Section 302 and 311 reports are submitted online as well.
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Reporting Requirements

In 1986, the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was passed. In 1991, the State of Delaware passed its own Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act which built upon the federal law and created a funding mechanism for for emergency planning activities. Through these laws, a series of reporting requirements were established covering
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Data & Information

The State of Delaware provides a variety of data search and information services related to emergency planning and response. There are limitations, however, and data users should review the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Disclaimers.

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Kent County Local Emergency Planning Committee Bylaws

Bylaws of the Kent County Local Emergency Planning Committee. ARTICLE I – NAME The name of the organization shall be the Kent County Local Emergency Planning Committee, hereinafter referred to as LEPC. For administrative purposes, the Kent County LEPC shall be a section within the Kent County Department of Public Safety,
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Local Emergency Planning Committees

In response to emergency incidents involving hazardous materials, the U.S. Congress passed the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) in 1986. Title III of SARA is a free standing statute known as Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA). This act created the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) and a network of Local
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Disclaimers

The following disclaimers relate to the public information provided on the website of the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC). Disclaimer of Liability This community right-to-know information is gathered from a variety of sources and published strictly as a public service. Neither the State of Delaware nor any officer, employee or consultant
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State Emergency Response Commission Members

Membership of the State Emergency Response Commission is established in state code (29 Del. Code, §8226). The Secretary of the Department of Public Safety serves as chair, and the Director of DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances serves as vice chair.
Robert Coupe Secretary of
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Events & Announcements

The State Emergency Response Commission offers periodic training and workshops for responders, civic leaders, managers and staff of facilities that handle hazardous substances, and others. Important Dates May 2019
Registration is now open for the 12th Annual Hazardous Materials Training Workshop, to be
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Contact Us

The EPCRA Reporting Program is located in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section. This program is responsible for the collection and dissemination of information reported under the federal and state Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Acts (EPCRA).

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State Emergency Response Commission

The Delaware State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), created in response to the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986, is comprised of representatives from various state and local government organizations and industry. The primary focus of the SERC is to enhance state and local emergency response and preparedness capabilities through better coordination
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Delaware Natural Resources Police 411

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has three Natural Resources Police units that work with the public to ensure safety, investigate environmental crimes, and make sure that Delawareans and visitors to the state can enjoy Delaware’s natural resources. They are the Environmental Crimes Unit, the Fish & Wildlife
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Natural Resources Police

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigate hunting, fishing, and boating violations. They patrol Delaware waterways, state wildlife areas, and state-owned boating access areas, fishing ponds and piers. Hunting, Fishing, and Boating Violations: 800.523.3336 Non-Emergency Number: 302.739.9913 fab fa-facebook-square
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Firearms Regulations

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) have issued regulations expanding the scope of legal possession of firearms within Delaware’s state parks, state wildlife areas and state forests.
The new rules are contained in the state’s regulations
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Share Your Views: Natural Resources Police

This page contains an embedded SurveyMonkey survey from the Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police. The survey may not be visible to screen readers. To give your feedback, please feel free to contact the Natural Resources Police at
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Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances protects the environment and human health and safety. The Division encourages waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. It ensures compliance with waste and hazardous substance management laws. The Division leads investigation and clean-up of contaminated sites. It regulates installation, operation, removal and remediation
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Environmental Crimes Unit

The Environmental Crimes Unit investigates environmental crimes and enforces a wide variety of environmental laws and regulations for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC).
The Environmental Crimes Unit is part of the Delaware Natural Resources Police, which includes the Environmental Crimes Unit, the Delaware
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Get Out and Enjoy Delaware’s Great Outside

The Play Outside map from Delaware State Parks will help you find the right park, preserve, trail or playground so you can head out and play outside.
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Topic: Health and Safety

Protecting the health and safety of Delaware residents and visitors is a primary goal of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC).
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