The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances will conduct a public hearing (Docket #2020-R-WH-0020) on proposed revisions to the Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste. Public comment period closed.
Event Number: 129 301 6372
Dial-in Number: 1-408-418-9388
Closed-captioning available by request if made at least 7 days before the event.
The state proposes to revise the Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste (7 DE Admin. Code 1302) to adopt federal hazardous waste regulations 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 on the Delaware Register of Regulations website 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. Comments can be made in written form via email (DNRECHearingComments@delaware.gov) using the online comment form at de.gov/dnreccomments or via USPS to the following address.
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Secretary’s Order No. 2020-WH-0034 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1302, Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste (DRGHW) (Effective Date: Jan. 21, 2021)
Exhibit 1: The Delaware Register of Regulations, Volume 24, Issue 2 published on August 1, 2020 that identifies the proposed regulations and provides notice of this public hearing.
Exhibit 2: The August 2, 2020 public notice and affidavit from the News Journal providing notice of this public hearing.
Exhibit 3: The August 2, 2020 public notice and affidavit from the Delaware State News providing notice of this public hearing.
Exhibit 4: The August 3, 2020 email sent to the Hazardous Waste Regulatory Update listserv providing notice of this public hearing.
Exhibit 5: State of Delaware Public Meeting Calendar providing notice of this public hearing.
Exhibit 6: DNREC Public Notices webpage providing notice of this public hearing.
Exhibit 7: Identified corrections that will be made to the proposed regulations published in the Delaware Register of Regulations, Volume 24, Issue 2.
Exhibit 8: Proposed Amendments to Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste PowerPoint presentation.
Nicholas Georges — Household & Commercial Products Association (8/28/2020)
Rachel Mirro — U.S. EPA Region 3 (9/11/2020)