Delaware Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Export of hazardous waste:

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Notification of Intent to Export: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.262.53

Annual report: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.262.56(b)

Import of hazardous waste:

Import tracking: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.264.12 and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.265.12

Used oil: 7 DE Admin 1302.263 and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.40(b)

Regulatory Agencies

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

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 rules that cover the exporting and importing of hazardous wastes, as well as the regulations that cover transfrontier shipments of hazardous waste for recovery, with additional reporting requirements. Delaware has also adopted the federal rules regarding exporting and importing universal wastes. See the national section UNIVERSAL WASTES for more information.

Administration and enforcement. DNREC administers and enforces the hazardous waste importing and exporting rules in Delaware.

Although Delaware has EPA authorization to administer the federal hazardous waste program, states cannot receive certain import/export provisions that will continue to be administered by EPA. See the national section EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE for more information.

State Requirements


Notification of Intent to Export

7 DE Admin Code 1302.262.53

Notifications of intent to export must include the DNREC hazardous waste number of the waste being shipped. A copy of the notification must be sent to ...

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