Governing Law and Regulations
Report of discharge of pollutant or air contaminant: 7 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 6028
Emergency release notifications: 16 Del. C. 6304
Releases from hazardous waste generators: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Air and Waste Management (DAWM), Hazardous Waste Regulations (HW Reg.) 262.34(d)(5)
Releases from hazardous waste transporters: HW Reg. 263.30
Releases from hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDF): HW Reg. 264.56; HW Reg. 265.56 (interim status)
Releases from hazardous waste tank systems: HW Reg. 264.196; HW Reg. 265.196 (interim status)
Releases from underground storage tanks (USTs): DNREC, DAWM, Underground Storage Tank Systems Regulations (UST Reg.) Part A, No. 8.06 and 8.07; UST Reg. Part C, No. 5; UST Reg. Part D, No. 4
Reporting discharges of pollutants or air contaminants: DNREC, DAWM, Reporting of Discharges of Pollutants or Air Contaminants Regulations (RDPAC Reg.) 1 to 3, Table A
Reporting requirements: RDPAC Reg. 2.1 to 2.5
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Air & Waste Management
DNREC Air Quality Management Section
Delaware State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)
Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Delaware follows and incorporates the federal release reporting rules and adds additional state requirements.
Delaware follows the federal release reporting requirements for USTs and used oil transporters.
In the event of a reportable release, facility ...