Public Hearing: Revisions to the Underground Storage Tank Systems Regulations

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Nov. 15, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances will conduct a virtual public hearing (Docket #2020-R-WH-0005) on the proposed revisions to 7 DE Admin. Code 1351 “Underground Storage Tank Systems.”

The objectives of revising 7 DE Admin. Code 1351 are to clarify existing regulatory language, add clarifying language, include a federally-mandated compliance deadline, and to correct typographical and grammatical errors.

The proposed amendments may be inspected online at or in-person, by appointment only, by contacting Jason Sunde, by phone at 302-739-9403 or by email at

A virtual public hearing will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, beginning at 6 p.m. The web link to the virtual meeting is found on the DNREC Public Hearings site at If prompted for a password, please use USTRegAmend. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial 1-408-418-9388 and enter event code 173 639 9600. Closed-captioning is available by request if made at least 7 days before the event.

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC virtual public hearings must pre-register no later than noon on the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9295.

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. Comments pertaining to the above matter will be accepted in written form via email to, using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the following address:

Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer
Office of the Secretary
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901