Delaware RCRA regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware RCRA: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste law and rules: Delaware Hazardous Waste Management Act, 7 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 63 and regulations at 7 Delaware Administrative Code (DE Admin Code) 1302.122 to 1302.279; and Regulations Governing the Location of Hazardous Waste Storage, Treatment, and Disposal Facilities (LHWF Reg.) Sections 1 to 12

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Solid (nonhazardous) waste law and rules: Delaware Environmental Protection Act, 7 Del. C. 60; Delaware Solid Waste Authority Act, 7 Del. C. 64; and regulations at 7 DE Admin Code 1301 and 1 DE Admin Code 501

Underground storage tank (UST) law and rules: Delaware UST Act, 7 Del. C. 74 and regulations at 7 DE Admin Code 1351(Part A) 1.0 to 1351 (Part F) 13.1.2

Regulatory Agencies

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Office of Environmental Protection Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section

DNREC Office of Environmental Protection Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Tank Management Section

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's waste management rules include many of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's (RCRA) rules as well as more stringent state requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste management and underground storage tanks (USTs). Delaware has received RCRA authorization from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). RCRA authorization allows the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to administer and enforce the ...


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Delaware RCRA Resources

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Forms Source Reduction strategy Manual
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