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DuPont is being hit with penalties for improperly handling hazardous waste at the DuPont Experimental Station near Wilmington.

DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin has issued a nearly $57,000 fine for three violations.


The Dow-DuPont merger becomes a reality at the end of  this month.

The two companies announced Friday they’ve received all required regulatory approvals and clearances – and will close their over $140 billion deal on August 31st.

Delaware bioscience companies welcomed leaders from several European science and healthcare groups to the Delaware Innovation Space at the DuPont Experimental Station Friday.


The Dow-DuPont merger cleared its final U.S. hurdle Thursday.

The U.S. Department of Justice Anti-Trust Division gave the $140 billion dollar deal its blessing after reviewing it for about a year.

Once the merger is completed, the combined company plans to split into three independent companies by 2019.  Two of them – specialty products and agriculture – will be headquartered in the First State.

In a joint statement, Dow and DuPont say they expect the merger to be finalized this August.  They first announced it in December 2015.

Innovation center to connect startups to DuPont, UD

Apr 24, 2017
Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

A new startup incubator called the Delaware Innovation Space is coming to DuPont’s Experimentation Station campus, with help from the University of Delaware and the state.

Former DuPont employee charged with stealing secrets

Apr 11, 2017

A New Jersey man faces up to 10 years in prison for stealing DuPont company trade secrets.

DuPont, Chemours settle PFOA cases for $670 million

Feb 13, 2017
via EPA

DuPont and its spinoff, Chemours, will pay $670.7 million to settle the roughly 3,500 lawsuits alleging the dumping of chemicals caused cancer in nearby communities.

Buccini/Pollin buys historic Hotel du Pont

Jan 31, 2017
Delaware Public Media

DuPont announced Tuesday it’s has agreed to sell the historic Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington to the Buccini/Pollin Group.


DuPont’s plan to invest $200 million into its Experimental Station campus in Wilmington is quickly bearing fruit.


Nemours Children’s Health System announced Thursday it will be moving its biomedical research to DuPont’s Experimental Station.

DuPont posts profit in Q4

Jan 24, 2017

Wilmington-based chemical giant DuPont announced Tuesday that’s turning a profit again, following a successful 4th quarter.