Delaware Chemicals regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware Chemicals: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste imports and exports: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Air and Waste Management (DAWM), Hazardous Waste (HW Reg.) 262.10, HW Reg. 262.50 to 262.58; HW Reg. 262.60, HW Reg. 264.12, HW Reg. 265.12 and HW Reg. 262.80 to 262.89

Regulatory Agencies
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Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Air and Waste Management

Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 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 adopted the federal hazardous materials transportation requirements for the import and export of chemicals. Export licenses may be required for the export of controlled chemicals. See the national sections HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS and IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS for a summary of federal requirements. In addition, a security plan may be required by hazardous materials transporters. The plan must include an assessment of possible transportation security risks for hazmat shipments. See the national section SECURITY for more information.

Internationally, a number of countries have developed or are developing laws with restrictions on the import of hazardous substances and electronic equipment that contains certain hazardous chemicals. See the national sections EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE and IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS for more information concerning these international directives. In addition, a growing number of states are regulating how products that contain ...


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