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Delaware’s Environmental Permitting Process

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is an executive state agency with the responsibility to protect both the environment of Delaware and the health of our residents. When certain types of commercial or industrial facilities want to open or change their operations in Delaware, they must obtain a permit (or permits)


Public Hearing: Fort DuPont Subaqueous Lands Permit

The Division of Water will conduct a virtual public hearing on Jan. 21, 2021, at 6 p.m. to consider comments from the public on a Subaqueous Lands Permit application from the Fort DuPont Redevelopment and Preservation Corporation.


Public Hearing Comment Registration

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC virtual public hearings must pre-register using the form below.

Contact Us

Janella Sapp 302-739-9001
Those who register no later than


Public Hearing Comment Form

This form is for submitting comments to the DNREC Hearing Officers on matters that are subjects of formal public hearings. Comments will only be accepted while the public comment period is open. Each comment should include the docket number used to identify the matter. The docket number is listed on each


Public Comment Protocols

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is committed to listening to all public comments on matters brought before the Department in DNREC public hearings. To ensure order, fairness, and efficiency, the Department offers the following protocols for its public hearings.



Regulations and Plans Under Development

The DNREC Division of Air Quality is committed to openness and transparency as it updates and amends state Air Quality Regulations and related state implementation plans. This page provides information on items under development.



Public Hearing Materials

The Division of Air Quality holds public hearings on permit applications, regulation updates, and other matters related to maintaining and enhancing Delaware’s air quality. All Division of Air Quality public hearings and meetings are posted on the state Public Meeting Calendar. Applications, plans, exhibits and other materials related to


DNREC Public Hearings

DNREC public hearings allow the public to hear the details of specific regulatory and permitting matters and to submit comments. All DNREC public hearings are virtual hearings, unless otherwise noted.
Public Comment Protocols Public





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