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Croda, Inc.

The New Castle-area chemical plant where a toxic gas leak occurred last year now faces fines from the federal agency.


Croda, Inc.

The state Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says a chemical leak that occurred last year in New Castle did not result in contaminated groundwater or soil.

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Some environmental justice advocates are not satisfied with the state’s recent settlement with a chemical company over a toxic leak last year.


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The state and a chemical company have reached a settlement over the toxic gas leak that shut down the Delaware Memorial Bridge last fall.  


Croda, Inc.

The company responsible for a chemical leak that closed the Delaware Memorial Bridge last November is paying compensation for that incident.  

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DNREC and other state agencies held a meeting Thursday to address public concerns about last month's chemical leak at a manufacturing site near the Delaware Memorial Bridge in New Castle.


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State environmental officials held a public hearing Thursday night on a possible change at chemical company Croda's Atlas Point facility in New Castle.


Croda is seeking approval from the state to build a new heat and power system.

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Sen. Tom Carper is touting recently passed federal legislation that aims to bolster chemical safety oversight nationwide.

Carper visited CRODA’s Atlas Point chemical plant in New Castle Monday to discuss the overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

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A new chemical plant coming to New Castle will be the first of its kind in North America.

Gov. Jack Markell joined officials from chemical manufacturer Croda International Plc. Tuesday to break ground on the company’s new $170 million dollar plant at its Atlas Point facility.