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The regulations that govern the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) are published by the Office of the Registrar of Regulations as part of the Delaware Administrative Code. DNREC Regulations by Division Office of the Secretary
The DNREC Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances is committed to transparency and encourages community engagement as it updates and amends state regulations and related documents. This page provides information on items under development. Questions and comments are always welcome as regulations are developed, but every regulatory development will include formal commenting
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is an executive state agency with the responsibility to protect both the environment of Delaware and the health of our residents. When certain types of commercial or industrial facilities want to open or change their operations in Delaware, they must obtain a permit (or permits)
The Division of Watershed Stewardship will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, to consider comments from the public on proposed revisions to Delaware’s Surface Water Quality Standards.
The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will conduct a public hearing to consider comments from the public on proposed revisions to 7 DE Admin. Code 3542 “Tilefish.”
The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will conduct a public hearing to consider comments from the public on proposed revisions to 7 DE Admin. Code 3550 “Cobia.”
Even with numerous federal and state level protection efforts, many nontidal (e.g., headwater tributaries) and isolated (e.g., flooded forests, seasonal ponds) wetlands are threatened because of gaps in existing regulations or are being impacted illegally due to limited enforcement activity. Legally, wetlands are permitted to be impacted on a small
Information regarding the laws, regulations, guidance, policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other documents related to the programs administered by DNREC Remediation Section.
Remediation Section 302-395-2600
The resources listed here are mostly PDF files, readable using Adobe
The Division of Watershed Stewardship will conduct a virtual public hearing on proposed revisions to the Regulations Governing the Control of Water Pollution, Part 2 – Special Conditions for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction Activities.
The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances will conduct a public hearing on August 27, 2020, on proposed revisions to the Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste.
The Division of Fish & Wildlife will conduct a public hearing (Docket #2019-R-F-0026) on on February 26, 2020, on proposed revisions to the regulations governing Striped Bass Spawning Seasons and Area Restrictions.
The DNREC Division of Air Quality will conduct public workshops on January 28 and 30 on draft amendments to Section 33.0 “Solvent Cleaning and Drying” of Delaware’s Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions regulations.
The DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy (DCCE) will conduct a public hearing on the proposed amendments to Delaware Administrative Code 2101: Regulations for State Energy Conservation Code.
A Secretary’s Order is a written decision by the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to take a final action on behalf of the Department. Regulatory Orders Permitting Orders
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) have issued regulations expanding the scope of legal possession of firearms within Delaware’s state parks, state wildlife areas and state forests.
The new rules are contained in the state’s regulations
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) provides free assistance to all new and existing small businesses in Delaware through the Small Business Ombudsman and the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program. They help businesses understand the requirements of Delaware’s environmental programs and help find ways to comply with them in the easiest and
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers a free advisory service to help businesses learn about, and navigate, the regulations and permit requirements that apply to new or expanding businesses.
Michelle Jacobs Small Business Ombudsman
FOIA, the Delaware Freedom of Information Act (29 Del. Code, Chapter 100), ensures that the public has “easy access to public records” held by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and other state agencies. This page offers options for making a FOIA request to DNREC.
Part of the mission of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is protection of public health and the environment. One set of tools the Department uses to meet those goals is a collection of regulations and permits focused on the wise management, conservation, and enhancement of the State’s natural resources. Regulatory and permitting programs are meant to guide the use and management of natural resources and to balance environmental protection with economic growth and activity.