Governing Law and Regulations
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 ...