Governor Markell's Executive Order 36 charges all departments, including the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, with a "focused and targeted review of areas in which existing regulations may be reduced or streamlined..."
Take Action! Your attendance at these public hearings is needed to show support for the value of environmental regulations in protecting our environment, our health and our quality of life.
On January 15, 2013 DNREC held a public hearing for Delaware City Refining Company’s Olefins Restart Application. This project would restart the Olefins Unit, which has been out of service since May 2001, to produce a compound called “nonene.”
On December 3, 2013 the Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club requested this public hearing for this project, but confirmation that there was a public hearing was only provided on the morning of the hearing, less than 9 hours in advance.
Join us for a free film screening of An Evolving Legacy: Delaware's Coastal Zone Act on January 15 at 7:30 pm.
Cadbury Retirement Community, 17028 Cadbury Circle, Lewes, DE 19958 (map).