Delaware TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit statutes and rules: 7 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 6307 and regulations at 7 Delaware Administrative Code (DE Admin Code) 1302.122 and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.124

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Remedial Action Plan (RAP) rules: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.68 and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.79 to 122.230

Permit modifications: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.41, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.42, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.42 Appendix I, and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.124.5

Permit application process:

Permit-by-rule: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.60

Signatories: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.122.11(a)(1)

TSDF location standards: Regulations Governing the Location of Hazardous Waste Storage, Treatment, and Disposal Facilities (LHWF Reg.) Sections 1 to 12 and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.264.18

Exemptions from location criteria: LHWF Reg. Section 6

Land emplacement facilities: LHWF Reg. Section 2, LHWF Reg. Section 3, and LHWF Reg. Section 4

Location approval process:

Notice of intent: LHWF Reg. Section 7

Site suitability report: LHWF Reg. Section 5, LHWF Reg. Section 7, and LHWF Reg. Section 8


Annual waste-end assessments: 7 Del. C. 6319

Regulatory Agency

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Air and Waste Management Waste Management Section Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Branch

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Delaware follows the federal permit rules, including the RAP provisions, but not those for standardized permits, and has more stringent standards in connection with permits-by-rule, signing and certifying the ...

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