Delaware Used Oil Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware Used Oil Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Used oil management rules: 7 Delaware Administrative Code (DE Admin Code) 1302.279.1 to 279.82

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Transporter permit: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.24, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.43, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.58, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.65, and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.74

Notification: 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.43(c)(3) and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.52(b)(6)

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 used oil management rules and adds provisions regarding used oil transporters and notification in the event of an emergency.

Administration and enforcement. DNREC's Waste Management Section administers and enforces the used oil management rules in Delaware.

State Requirements

TRANSPORTER PERMIT

Used Oil Handlers' Responsibilities

7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.24, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.58, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.43, 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.65, and 7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.74

Only transporters with a Delaware Waste Transporter Permit may be used to transport used oil in Delaware. Generators of used oil in the state must ensure that their used oil is transported only by transporters who are permitted by DNREC (7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.24). Used oil processors/re-refiners that initiate shipments of used oil must also use only state permitted transporters (7 DE Admin Code 1302.279.58). The used oil rules prohibit transporters from using other ...


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