DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances
SAN # 2019-02
1302 Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste
1. TITLE OF THE REGULATIONS:
7 DE Admin. Code 1302, Delaware's Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste (DRGHW)
2. BRIEF SYNOPSIS OF THE SUBJECT, SUBSTANCE AND ISSUES:
To provide greater environmental protection and to reduce human health risks, the Compliance and Permitting Section (CAPS) proposes to modify the DRGHW to incorporate federal amendments into Delaware's hazardous waste management program. The State is required to adopt these amendments in order to maintain its Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) program delegation and remain current with the federal hazardous waste program.
3. POSSIBLE TERMS OF THE AGENCY ACTION:
4. STATUTORY BASIS OR LEGAL AUTHORITY TO ACT:
Amendments to DRGHW are proposed and amended in accordance with the provisions found at 7 Delaware Code, Sections 6010(a) and 6305(a).
5. OTHER REGULATIONS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE PROPOSAL:
6. NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT:
A virtual public hearing on the proposed amendments to DRGHW (Docket #2020-R-WH-0020) will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2020, beginning at 6:00 PM. A web link to the virtual hearing will be posted on the DNREC Public Hearings site at https://de.gov/dnrechearings. If prompted for a password, please use iUp5w2XNns3. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial in at 1-408-418-9388 and enter event code 129 301 6372. Closed-captioning available by request if made at least 7 days before the event.
The proposed amendments may be inspected online as of August 1, 2020 at http://regulations.delaware.gov/services/current_issue.shtml or in-person by appointment only by contacting contact Melissa Ferree by phone at 302-739-9403; or by email at Melissa.Ferree@delaware.gov.
The hearing record will remain open for at least 15 days following the date of the hearing. The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Friday, September 11, 2020 and comments pertaining to the above regulations will only be accepted in written form via:
or via USPS to the following address:
Theresa Newman, Hearing Officer
DNREC - Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
7. PREPARED BY:
Melissa Ferree, Engineer III, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section - (302) 739-9403
*Please Note: Due to the size of the proposed regulation, it is not being published here. A PDF version is available at the following location: