Public Hearing: Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Aug. 3, 2020
Comments Due: Sept. 11, 2020
Note: This notice originally appeared in the newspaper on Aug. 2, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances (WHS) will conduct a public hearing (Docket #2020-R-WH-0020) on the proposed revisions to the following regulations: 7 DE Admin. Code 1302 “Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste.”

The virtual public hearing 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 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 objective of revising 7 DE Admin. Code 1302, “Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste” is to adopt federal hazardous waste regulations that have been promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency that are required in order for Delaware to maintain its program authorization by ensuring the State program is equivalent to the federal program.

The proposed amendments may be inspected online as of August 1, 2020 at or in-person by appointment only by contacting contact Melissa Ferree by phone at 302-739-9403; or by email at

For additional information on this proposed regulatory promulgation, visit

The hearing record will remain open for at least 15 days following the date of this hearing. The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Friday, September 11, 2020 and comments pertaining to the above application will only be accepted in written form via:
Online Form 
or via USPS to the following address:

Theresa Smith, Hearing Officer
DNREC — Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901