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Archived Delaware TRI Reports

An archive of state-produced Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reports for Delaware. Starting with data for 2020, this information is part of a national dataset managed by the US EPA. 2019 TRI Report2019 TRI Facility Profiles 2018 TRI Report2018 TRI Facility Profiles 2017 TRI Report2017

Answering the Call 24/7 – Our Emergency Response Team

Our Emergency Response Team is the state’s designated first responder for environmental emergencies. The team is on call 24/7 to respond to emergencies from oil spills to clandestine drug labs, chemical leaks, radiological incidents and many more that may occur.

Accidental Release Prevention

The DNREC Accidental Release Prevention (ARP) Program ensures that facilities that use Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS) maintain Risk Management Plans (RMP).

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Anuj Kumar Program Manager II Prevention and Preparedness Section 302-395-2523
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Responding to Environmental Emergencies

The DNREC Emergency Response Branch is responsible for responding to petroleum and hazardous materials incidents in the state. Incidents can range from transportation-related spills to major threats such as weapons of mass destruction.

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Adam Kooker State Emergency Prevention and Response Chief

Reporting Requirements

In 1986, the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was passed. In 1991, the State of Delaware passed its own Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act which built upon the federal law and created a funding mechanism for for emergency planning activities. Through these laws, a series of reporting requirements were established covering

Data and Information

The State of Delaware provides a variety of data search and information services related to Community Right-to-Know.
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  • Online Reporting

    Delaware facilities submit their annual Tier II reports (often referred to as EPCRA Section 312 reports) online using the Tier II ManagerTM system. EPCRA Section 302 and 311 reports are submitted online as well.
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    Community Right-to-Know

    The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Reporting Program, in the DNREC Emergency Response and Strategic Services Section, works with local communities and the regulated community to collect and share information about the storage, use and release of hazardous and toxic chemicals.
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    The Toxics Release Inventory

    The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available data set containing information reported annually for toxic chemicals manufactured, processed, or otherwise used by certain facilities in Delaware and throughout the United States.
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  • State Emergency Response Commission

    All content relating to the Delaware State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) has moved to the website of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) at Please update your bookmarks and links. The Commission, created in response to the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986, is comprised of representatives

    Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

    The DNREC Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances encourages waste reduction, reuse, and recycling; ensures compliance with waste and hazardous substance management laws; leads investigation and clean-up of contaminated sites; regulates installation, operation, removal and remediation of tanks storing petroleum and hazardous substances; ensures boilers and pressure vessels are inspected to prevent catastrophic failures; provides comprehensive

    Energy Security and Emergency Planning

    Energy security planning helps achieve a robust, secure and reliable energy infrastructure that is also resilient. Delaware must be able to restore services rapidly in the event of any disaster. Energy security accounts for responses to disruptions as they occur (extreme weather, infrastructure failure) and for long-term measures that reduce overall risk to and vulnerabilities