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The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control publishes notices in Delaware newspapers to make the public aware of applications, permitting and regulatory decisions, enforcement actions, plans for cleanups, and other actions. These notices may be required by state law or regulations, or may be traditional communication tools for regulatory and other programs. The
The Community Environmental Project Fund provides money to support the restoration of the environment in communities that were damaged by environmental pollution. The Community Environmental Project Fund was created by the Delaware General Assembly in 2004 (74 Del. Laws, c. 203). The legislation authorizes the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)
The Community Involvement Advisory Council (CIAC) works to increase community participation and the flow of information between communities and the department. And it facilitates dialogue among all stakeholders during the decision-making process.
Council Members Chair William E. Pelham, A.I.A. Business/Industry Vice
The Community Ombudsman serves as a liaison between the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and communities throughout the state. The ombudsman helps communities identify and understand environmental problems. And helps the department understand the needs of communities.