Delaware Community Right to Know regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware Community Right to Know: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Delaware Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know, 16 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 6301 to 6315

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Safety Data Sheet (SDS) or chemical list reporting: 16 Del. C. 6305

Tier II chemical inventory reporting: 16 Del. C. 6306

Fees: 16 Del. C. 6310 and 16 Del. C. 6312

Toxic release inventory (TRI) reporting: 16 Del. C. 6307

Regulatory Agencies

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Air and Waste Management (DAWM) Air Quality Management Section Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Reporting Program

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

Delaware Emergency Management Agency State Emergency Operations Center Delaware State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In addition to unique state-specific reporting procedures and additional state fee requirements, Delaware has implemented state provisions that differ and are more stringent than the following federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) reporting requirements:

—Safety Data Sheet (SDS) or chemical list reporting (EPCRA Section 311); and

—Tier II chemical inventory reporting (EPCRA Section 312).

Delaware follows the federal EPCRA reporting requirements for Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting (EPCRA Section 313), with unique state-specific reporting procedures.

For more information on the aforementioned EPCRA reporting requirements, see the national section COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW.

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements

Delaware Community Right to Know Resources

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Forms TRI Fee Calculation Worksheet
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