DELAWARE SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY
501 Regulations of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority
Pursuant to 7 Delaware Code, Sections 6403, 6404, 6406, 6421 and other pertinent provisions of 7 Delaware Code, Chapter 64; the Delaware Solid Waste Authority ("DSWA") will conduct a hearing to consider amendments to the Regulations of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (adopted June 7, 2001).
The hearing is to provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed amendments. The public record will close at the close of the hearing, unless the hearing officer extends the comment period at the close of the hearing.
The hearing will be held Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 5:00 P.M. at Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus, Corporate Training Center, Room 400 Dover, Delaware 19903.
The Delaware Solid Waste Authority will receive oral and written comments, suggestions, compilations of data, briefs or other written material until the close of the hearing on November 6, 2008. Written comments, suggestions, compilations of data, briefs or other written material may be submitted at the hearing or sent to Michael D. Parkowski, Manager of Business Services and Governmental Affairs, Delaware Solid Waste Authority, 1128 South Bradford Street, Dover, Delaware 19903. Anyone wishing to obtain a copy of the proposed rules and regulations may obtain a copy from the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, 1128 South Bradford Street, Dover, Delaware 19903, (302) 739-5361.
The proposed amendments encompass numerous changes to the comprehensive regulations of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, which were last amended in the year 2001. The proposed regulations are intended to update the current regulations consistent with current practices and objectives. Significant highlights of proposed amendments include the following: (a) changes to licensing requirements, including a new requirement of a license to haul dry waste; (b) contractors with certain governmental entities to use DSWA facilities for the disposal of certain waste; (c) a requirement for the filing of an annual registration statement by owners and operators of recycling programs and facilities; and (d) numerous textual and definitional changes to the current regulations.