Delaware Trade Secrets: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Delaware Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 29 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 10001 to 10005, 8 Delaware Administrative Code (DE Admin Code) 1400, and 8 DE Admin Code 900

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Protection of trade secrets: 16 Del. C. 2416

Air pollution control: 7 Del. C. 6014

Air permits: 7 DE Admin Code 1130.5.1.4

Air monitoring reporting: 7 DE Admin Code 1130.

Volatile organic compound (VOC) limits: 7 DE Admin Code 1141.

Risk Management Program: 7 Del. C. 7711 and 7 DE Admin Code 1201.14.1 to 1201.14.4

Delaware Accidental Release Prevention Program: 7 DE Admin Code 1201.5.152

Hazardous waste records: 7 Del. C. 6304, 7 Del. C. 6304(c), and 7 Del. C. 9116

Claim of Confidentiality: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.260.2

Disclosure requirements: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.12, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.260.2, and Hazardous Waste Disclosure Regulations (HWD Reg.) 5.03

Records: HWD Reg. 1.03

Policy: HWD Reg. 2.01

Requests: HWD Reg. 3.01 to 3.04

Responses: HWD Reg. 4.02 and HWD Reg. 4.03

Exemptions: HWD Reg. 5.01 and HWD Reg. 5.02

Fees: HWD Reg. 6.01

Underground injection control (UIC): 7 DE Admin Code 7102.1.19

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 7 DE Admin Code 1351.8.0

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 7 DE Admin Code 1352.9.0

Community Right to Know: 16 Del. C. 6308(f)

Extremely hazardous substances (EHS):

Inspection records: 7 Del. C. 7710

Pollution prevention: 7 Del. C. 7805

Regulatory Agency

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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