Delaware Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: 7 Delaware Administrative Code (DE Admin Code) 1124, 7 DE Admin Code 1130, and 7 DE Admin Code 1138

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Asbestos: 7 DE Admin Code 1121

Hazardous wastes: 7 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 6310

Hazardous waste transporters: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.263.105

Solid waste: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.4.1.9

Transfer stations: 1 DE Admin Code 501.9.2

Transporters: 1 DE Admin Code 501.3.7.5 and 1 DE Admin Code 501.7.12

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 7 DE Admin Code 1352


Drinking water: 16 DE Admin Code 4462.2.6

Wastewater: 7 DE Admin Code 7201.4.11.7

Stormwater: 7 DE Admin Code 5101.14

Underground injection control: 7 DE Admin Code 7102

Regulatory Agencies

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA)

Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

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.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Delaware has established self-inspection requirements under its air, asbestos, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, and storage tank regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state environmental and hazardous waste transportation regulations.

Administration and enforcement. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) enforces the hazardous waste inspection requirements in Delaware. The DNREC and the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) enforce the solid waste inspection requirements. The Occupational Safety and Health ...

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Comparison: State vs. Federal