Delaware Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Classification of offenses: 11 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 4201 to 4219

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Chronic violators: 7 Delaware Administrative Code (DE Admin Code) 103

Air: 7 Del. C. 6005, 7 Del. C. 6013, and 7 Del. C. 7714

Asbestos: 16 Del. C. 7807

Community right-to-know: 7 Del. C. 6005, 7 Del. C. 6013 and 16 Del. C. 6314

Hazardous materials motor carriers: 29 Del. C. 8228

Hazardous waste: 7 Del. C. 6309

Medical waste: 7 Del. C. 6417

Pesticides: 3 Del. C. 1205, 3 Del. C. 1224 to 1225, 11 Del. C.4206, and 11 Del. C. 4208

Recycling: 7 Del. C. 6059

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

DNREC violations: 7 Del. C. 6417

DSWA violations: 1 DE Admin Code 501.10.2

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 7 Del. C. 6005, 7 Del. C. 6013, and 7 Del. C. 7411


Drinking water: 16 DE Admin Code 4462. and 16 Del. C. 1301

Oil spills: 7 Del. C. 6205, 7 Del. C. 6207, and 7 Del C. 6208

Stormwater: 7 DE Admin Code 5101.16

Wastewater: 7 Del. C. 6005 and 7 Del. C. 6013

Wetlands: 7 DE Admin Code 7502.13, 7 Del. C. 6807, and 7 Del. C. 7011

Workplace safety and health: Hazardous Chemical Information Act, 16 Del. C. 2413 and U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), 29 USC 666

Regulatory Agencies

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA)

Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS)

Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Division of Public Health (DPH)

Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 3

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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