Governing Law and Regulations
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Office of Environmental Protection Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Delaware has adopted the federal requirements for hazardous waste surface impoundments. There are no additional state requirements.
Owners and operators of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use hazardous waste surface impoundments must comply with permit application requirements, including those regarding site location and an application fee, that are in addition to the federal permit requirements. In addition, permitted surface impoundments must pay an annual hazardous waste assessment fee. Refer to the state section TSDF PERMITS to review Delaware's permitting and fee requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DNREC's Division of Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances administers and enforces the surface impoundment rules in the ...