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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. A Secretary’s Order may apply to regulations established by DNREC, permitting decisions, or one of several types of enforcement actions taken by the Department.

August 15, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-WH-0032 — Pursuant to 7 Del.C. §§ 6006 and 6010, 7 Del.C. Chapter 91, the Delaware Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act, and all other relevant statutory authority, an Order approving the proposed plan of remedial action for the General Motors Wilmington Assembly Plant – Operable Unit 5.
(Hearing Officer’s Report)

August 14, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-F-033 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3700: Shellfish: Adoption of (New) Section 3723 (Jonah Crab); and Amendments to existing Sections 3755 (Lobsters [Homarus americanus]), 3756 (Lobsters – Pot Design), 3757 (Lobsters – Pot, Seasons, and Limits for Commercial Lobster Pot License), and 3758 (Possession of V-Notched Lobsters Prohibited).
(Hearing Officer’s Report)

April 15, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-A-0018 — Extension of Emergency Order 2018-A-0072 (December 27, 2018)

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-A-0017 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1140: Delaware Low Emission Vehicle (“LEV”) Program
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

March 12, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-WS-0016 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 7402: Shellfish Sanitation Regulations
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Feb. 12, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-WH-0012 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1375: Regulations Governing Hazardous Substance Cleanup
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Feb. 11, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-F-0011 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3300: Non-Tidal Finfish (3301 Definitions & 3304 Creel Limits, Size Limits and Seasons)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Jan. 31, 2019

DNREC and Delaware Dept. of Agriculture Secretary’s Orders on revised firearm regulations as necessitated by Delaware Superior Court Opinion of Oct. 11, 2018.

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-F-0009 — FINAL EXEMPT ORDER: 7 DE Admin. Code 3900: Wildlife

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-P-0010 — FINAL EXEMPT ORDER: 7 DE Admin. Code 9201: Regulations Governing State Parks

Secretary’s Order – Delaware Department of Agriculture — FINAL EXEMPT ORDER: 3 DE Admin. Code 402: State Forest Regulations

Jan. 17, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-WS-0007 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 5101: Delaware Sediment and Stormwater Regulations (“Stormwater Regulations”)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Jan. 9, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-F-0003 — Pursuant to 29 Del. C 10119 and 7 DE C 903(h), DNREC is adopting amendments to Tidal Finfish Regulation 7 DE Admin. Code 3505 Striped Bass Commercial Fishing Seasons; Quotas; Tagging and Reporting Requirements without prior public notice or public hearing to assure that Delaware’s commercial striped bass fishery resource avoids unnecessary hardship, while preventing overfishing. 7 Del. C 903(h) authorizes the Department to adopt emergency regulations when such regulations are necessary to deal with an actual or imminent danger to a fishing resource or habitat involving finfish.

Jan. 3, 2019

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-F-0002 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Cod 3505: Striped Bass Commercial Fishing Seasons; Quotas; Tagging and Reporting Requirements
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2019-WH-0001 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7DE Admin. Code 1302: Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Dec. 27, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0072 — Emergency Order adopting emergency amendments to the Delaware Low Emission Vehicles (LEV) Program, 7 DE Admin. Code 1140.

Dec. 17, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0071 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1101, Section 2.0, Definitions and Administrative Principles; 7 DE Admin. Code 1102, Appendix A, Section 15.0, Outdoor Painting and Sand Blasting Equipment; and proposed new Source Category Permit, Removal of Lead-Containing Coatings from Outdoor Water Tanks by Dry Abrasive Blasting
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Nov. 9, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0061 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1147: CO2 Budget Trading Program (“RGGI Regulations”)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-CCE-0059 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 2105: Evaluation, Measurement & Verification Procedures and Standards (“EM& V Regulations”)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Oct. 26, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-F-0056 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3512: Tautog: Size Limits, Creel Limits and Seasons
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Oct. 10, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0055 — Approving Final Revisions to Delaware’s State Implementation Plan (“SIP”): Revision to Address Section 110 Infrastructure Requirements of the Clean Air Act for the 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (“NAAQS”) for Ground-Level Ozone
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Oct. 3, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0053 — FINAL EXEMPT ORDER: 7 DE Admin. Code 1134: Emission Banking and Trading Program

Sept. 20, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-CCE-0052 — FINAL EXEMPT ORDER: 7 DE Admin. Code 108: Delaware Coastal Management Program – Federal Consistency Policies and Procedures

Sept. 19, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-F-0051 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3511: Summer Flounder Size Limits; Possession Limits; Seasons
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Aug. 27, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-F-0047 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3507: Black Sea Bass Size Limit; Trip Limits, Seasons; Quota
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

July 9, 2018

Amendment to Secretary’s Order No. 2018-P-0030 — ERRATA. PLEASE NOTE: The Secretary’s Order that approved Final Regulations of 7 DE Admin. Code 109, Regulations Governing the Guidelines to Evaluate Land Being Considered/or Permanent Protection, as published in the June 1, 2018 issue of the Delaware Register of Regulations (21 DE Reg. 986) by the State Registrar’s Office, contained clerical errors that are corrected herein.

June 28, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-F-0035 — Pursuant to 29 Del.C. §10119, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is adopting amendments to Tidal Finfish Regulation 7 DE Admin. Code 3512: Tautog; Size Limits, Creel Limits and Seasons by Emergency Order of the DNREC Secretary, without prior notice or public hearing to ensure that Delaware’s tautog fishing resource avoids unnecessary hardship, benefits from a sustainable harvest strategy, and remains competitive with similar fishing resources in Maryland and Virginia.
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

May 17, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-W-0031 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 7102: Regulations Governing Underground Injection Control
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

May 15, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-P-0030 — Approving Final New Regulations: 7 DE Admin. Code 109: Regulations Governing the Guidelines to Evaluate Land Being Considered for Permanent Protection (“Open Space Regulations”)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

April 17, 2018

Relating to Firearms regulations within Delaware State Parks, wildlife areas and state forests. (Hearing officer’s report included for all orders listed below).

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-P-0027 (Extension of Emergency Order No. 2017-P-0030)

Secretary’s Order (for Delaware Department of Agriculture) Extension of Emergency Order of Dec. 26, 2017)

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-F-0028 (Final Reg. Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 3900: Wildlife)

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-P-0029 (Final Reg. Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 9201: State Parks)

Secretary’s Order (for DDA) Final Reg. Amendments to 3 DE Admin. Code 402: State Forests

April 13, 2018

Amendment to Secretary’s Order No. 2018-W-0006 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 7204: Regulations for Licensing Operators of Wastewater Facilities

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-F-0026 — Pursuant to 29 Del. C. § 10119 and 7 Del. C. § 903(h) the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is adopting amendments to Tidal Finfish Regulation 7 DE Admin. Code 3511, Summer Flounder Size Limits; Possession Limits; season, without prior notice or public hearing to ensure that Delaware’s recreational Summer Flounder fishery resource avoids unnecessary hardship, benefits from a sustainable harvest liberalization, and remains competitive with similar fishing resources in New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-WH-0025 — Approving Final Regulations to amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1301, Delaware Regulations Governing Solid Waste
(Hearing Officer’s Report included).

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-F-0024 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3301, Non-Tidal Finfish, the proposed regulation amendments expand recreational freshwater trout angling opportunities, by formally defining that portion of Red Clay Creek from the dam just below the boundary between the State of Delaware and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the bridge at Yorklyn Road as a designated trout stream.

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0023 — Final exempt order, 7 DE Admin. Code 1117: Source Monitoring: Record Keeping and Reporting. DNREC hereby revises Section 1117 of Title 7 of the Delaware Administrative Code to correct all referencing errors concerning 7 DE Admin. Code 1123, as the Department recently repealed 7 DE Admin. Code 1123 (as set forth previously in Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0004 issued February 1, 2018, and as previously published in the March 1, 2018 edition of the State of Delaware Register of Regulations).

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0022 — Final Exempt Order, 7 DE Admin. Code 1114: Visible Emissions. Pursuant to 29 Del.C. §10113(b)(4), DNREC hereby revises Section 1114 of Title 7 of the Delaware Administrative Code to correct all referencing errors concerning 7 DE Admin. Code 1123, as the Department recently repealed 7 DE Admin. Code 1123 (as set forth previously in Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0004 issued February 1, 2018, and as previously published in the March 1, 2018 edition of the State of Delaware Register of Regulations).

Feb. 12, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0008 — State Implementation Plan (“SIP”), to wit: (1) Certification of Delaware’s Non-Attainment New Source Review and Emissions Statement Programs; and (2) Negative Declaration for Emissions Sources Specified in the Oil and Gas Control Techniques Guidelines (“CTG”)
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Feb. 6, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0007 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1140: Delaware Low Emission Vehicle Program
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Feb. 1, 2018

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0005 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1136: “Acid Rain Program”
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2018-A-0004 — Approving Final Repeal of 7 DE Admin. Code 1123: Standards of Performance for Steel Plants: “Electric Arc Furnaces”
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Dec. 27, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-P-0030 — Pursuant to 29 Del.C. §10119, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control adopts the attached emergency amendments to the Regulations Governing State Parks, 7 Delaware Administrative Code §9201, and the Regulations the General Rules and Regulations Governing Land and Waters Administered by the Division of Fish and Wildlife, 7 Delaware Administrative Code §3900. These regulations are issued by the Secretary pursuant to the power conveyed by the General Assembly for DNREC to “[m]ake and enforce regulations relating to the protection, care and use of the areas it administers,” 7 Del.C. §470l(a)(4), and to “[e]stablish and promulgate such rules and regulations governing the administration and operation of the Department as may be deemed necessary by the Secretary and which are not inconsistent with the laws of this State.” 29 Del.C. §8003(7).
(Interim regulations included in the Order)

Aug. 15, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-WS-0021 — Pursuant to DE Code Title 7, Ch. 60 and Title 29, Ch. 80 and DE Administrative Code 7402 “Shellfish Sanitation Regulations” 3.1.5, the DNREC Secretary has the authority to open shellfish growing areas that were closed based on emergency conditions.

Aug. 14, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-WS-0020 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 7401: Surface Water Quality Standards
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-F-0019 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3511: Summer Flounder Size Limits; Possession Limits; Seasons
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

July 18, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-WS-0018 — Pursuant to the authority granted to the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control pursuant to Delaware Code Title 7, Chapter 60 and Title 29, Chapter 80 and Delaware Administrative Code 7402 Shellfish Sanitation Regulations 3.1.5, the Secretary has the authority to close shellfish growing areas in response to events which could affect the introduction of contaminants into shellfish growing waters. Based upon the recommendation of the Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shellfish Program, as outlined in the attached Memorandum of Record, the Delaware Bay (GA-1), north of the entrance to the Mispillion Inlet, will be placed under emergency closure due to contamination of the growing area by undertreated wastewater.

July 5, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-EC-0017 — Approving Final Regulatory Repeal of 7 DE Admin. Code 2102: Implementation of the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

June 13, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-F-0016 — Emergency Secretary’s Order Pursuant to 29 Del.C. § 10119 and 7 Del.C. § 903(h) 7 DE Admin. Code 3511: Summer Flounder Size Limits; Possession Limits; Seasons.

May 30, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-A-0015 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1120, New Source Performance Standards, to wit: the adoption of a new Section 30.0 (as required by 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart XXX and 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Cf); and proposed revisions to Delaware’s Section lll(d) State Plan for the Regulation of Air Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

March 14, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-WH-0013 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1352: Regulations Governing Aboveground Storage Tank Systems
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-WS-0011 — Final Exempt Order: 7 DE Admin. Code §5102: Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches

Feb. 7, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 20017-WS-0005 — Emergency order: Pursuant to DE Admin. Code Title 7, Chapter 60 and Title 29, Chapter 80 and DE Admin. Code 7402 Shellfish Sanitation Regulations 3.1. 5, the Secretary has the authority to close shellfish growing areas in response to events which could affect the introduction of contaminants into shellfish growing waters. Based upon the recommendation of the Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Shellfish Program, as outlined in the attached Memorandum of Record, the Delaware Bay (GA-1) will be placed under emergency closure due to contamination of the growing area by untreated wastewater. The Delaware Bay will remain closed to all commercial and recreational bivalve molluscan shellfish (clams, oysters and mussels) harvest. This closure will remain in effect for 21 days following the end of the sewage spill.

Jan. 17, 2017

Secretary’s Order No. 2017-WH-0002 — Approving Final Regulations, 7 DE Admin. Code 1305, Universal Recycling Regulations
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Dec. 21, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-W-0049 — The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Application To Approve Designated Shellfish Aquaculture As A Statewide Activity Pursuant To Section 2.5 Of 7 DE Admin. Code 7204.
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Dec. 16, 2016

Secretarys-Order-No-2016-EC-0048 — Approving Final New Revised Regulation, 7 DE Admin. Code §2105: Evaluation, Measurement & Verification Procedures and Standards (“EM & V Regulations”)

Nov. 21, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-A-0047 — Approving Final Amendments to the following existing Delaware Regulations: (1) 7 DE Admin. Code §1104, “Particulate Emissions from Fuel Burning Equipment”; (2) 7 DE Admin. Code §1105, “Particulate Emissions from Industrial Process Operations”; (3) 7 DE Admin. Code §1124, “Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions”; (4) 7 DE Admin. Code §1142, “Specific Emission Control Requirements”; and correlating Final Revisions to Delaware’s State Implementation Plan (“SIP”) to address the Start-up, Shutdown, and Malfunction SIP Call of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Nov. 15, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-F-0046 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §§3503-05, as follows, to wit: 7 DE Admin. Code 3503: Striped Bass Recreational Fishing Seasons; Methods of Take; Creel Limit; Possession Limit; 7 DE Admin. Code 3504: Striped Bass Possession Size Limit; Exceptions; 7 DE Admin. Code 3505: and Striped Bass Commercial Fishing Seasons; Quotas; Tagging and Reporting Requirements
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-A-0045 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §1125: Requirements/or Preconstruction Review, specifically, to revise Table 1-1, “Global Warming Potentials”
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Oct. 17, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-W-0042 — FINAL EXEMPT ORDER 7 DE Admin. Code §7301: Regulations Governing the Construction and Use of Wells.
Under the authority vested in the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control pursuant to 29 Del.C. §10113(b)(4), DNREC has revised Section 7301 of Title 7 of the Delaware Administrative Code to correct the technical errors found after the final adoption of this regulation (as set forth previously in Secretary’s Order No. 2016-W-0033)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-A-0037 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §1101,Definitions and Administrative Principles, Section 2.0: Definitions
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Sept. 13, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WH-0030 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1301: Regulations Governing Solid Waste, to wit: Scrap Tire Facility Management Provisions
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Aug. 17, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-W-0033 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §7301: Regulations Governing the Construction and Use of Wells
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Aug. 12, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WS-0034 –Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §7402: Shellfish Sanitation Regulations (Prohibited Shellfish Growing Areas; Seasonally Approved Shellfish Growing Areas [Appendix, 1 & 3, respectively])
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

July 15, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WS-0023 — Approving Final Revised Amendments to the Regulation Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches, pursuant to 7 DE Admin. Code §5102
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

June 30, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-W-0025 — Conciliation order by consent issued pursuant to 7 Del. C. § 6005(b) to City of Dover to address past and current violations and ensure compliance with 7 Del. C. Chapter 60, the Phase II MS4 Permit (NPDES Permit# DE0051161, State Permit #WPCC 3033/03) and Del. Admin. C. § 7201, State of Delaware Regulations Governing the Control of Water Pollution, § 7201-9 .1 of the “Regulations Governing Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities”

June 25, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WS-0029 — Pursuant to Senate Bill 253 with Senate Amendment 2 (SB 253 WI SA 2), signed by the Governor on
June 24, 2016, which amends Title 7, Chapter 40 of the Delaware Code, DNREC will continue to utilize the previously-adopted 2016 Emergency Delaware Sediment & Stormwater Regulations, (7 DE Admin Code 5101) that incorporates the April 2016 Technical Document. In addition, the Department will apply the new provisions in SB 253 WI SA 2, to review and approve Sediment and Stormwater Management Plans, pending promulgation of comprehensive new regulations currently being developed by the Department and the Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC)

June 14, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-F-0027 — Emergency Striped Bass Regulations Pursuant to 29 Del. C. § 10119 and 7 Del. C. § 903(h), adopting amendments to Tidal Finfish Regulation 3504 without prior notice or public hearing, to assure that Delaware’s commercial striped bass harvesters are not burdened with an unnecessary harvest constraint that also results in unintended wanton waste of fish, etc.

June 10, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-F-0026 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §3774: Oyster Minimum Size Limit
(Hearing officer’s report and technical memorandum included)

April 15, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WS-0019 — Pursuant to 29 Del. C. §10119, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control adopts as an emergency regulation the previously-adopted 2014 Delaware Sediment& Stormwater Regulations, (7 DE Admin Code 5101) and further adopts the April 2016 Technical Document, without prior notice or public hearing, in the interest of public health, safety and welfare, consistent with the authority of 7 Del. C. Ch. 40, Erosion and Sedimentation Control

March 18, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-F-0014 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §3900, to wit: Section 4.0, Seasons; and Section 23.0, Non-native/Invasive Wildlife
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WH-0011 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1302: Delaware Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Amendment-to-Secretarys-Order-No-2016-P-0006 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §9201: Regulations Governing State Parks
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

March 16, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WS-0013 — Pursuant to Delaware Code Title 7, Chapter 60 and Title 29, Chapter 80, closure of the Seasonally-Approved Shellfish Harvesting Area identified in 7402 Shellfish Sanitation Regulations, Appendix 3, Rehoboth Bay 1.
(Memorandum of Record included)

Feb. 15, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-P-0006 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §9201: Regulations Governing State Parks
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Jan. 15, 2016

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-WH-0001 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1351: Delaware Regulations Governing Underground Storage Tank Systems
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2016-A-0002 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §1141, Limiting Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Consumer and Commercial Products, Section 2.0: Consumer Products
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Dec. 15, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-EC-0047 — Approving Final New Revised Regulation: Regulations Governing the Implementation of the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Cost Cap Provisions, pursuant to 26 Del.C. § 354(i) & (j) – 7 DE Admin. Code §104
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Dec. 15, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-F-0036 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §3500: Tidal Finfish, to include new Section 3542, to wit: 7 DE Admin. Code §3542: Tilefish
(Hearing officer’s report and technical response memorandum included)

Oct. 16, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-WS-0040 — Adopting emergency interim sediment and stormwater regulations, reinstating 2014 regulations invalidated by Superior Court Oct. 7, 2015

Oct. 15, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-WH-0039 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1301: Delaware Regulations Governing Solid Waste
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

September 22, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-WH-0014 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1301: Delaware Regulations Governing Solid Waste, to wit: Scrap Tire Facility Management Provisions
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

September 15, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-F-0037 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §3507, Delaware Black Sea Bass: Size Limit, Trip Limits, Seasons, and Quotas
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

September 8, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-A-0035 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §1138, Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories, Section 6: Chromium Electroplating and Anodizing Tanks
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-F-0032 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §§3710-12, as follows, to wit: 7 DE Admin. Code 3710: Conch; 7 DE Admin. Code 3711: Conch Minimum Size Limits; and replacing 7 DE Admin. Code 3712: Commercial Conch Dredge Licenses with a new Section 3712, to wit: Commercial Conch Season
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

August 17, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-A-0030 — Approving Amendment to Section 36 “Stage II Vapor Recovery” in Regulation 1124 “Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions” of Regulations Governing the Control of Air Pollution, 7 DE Admin. Code 1124
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

June 9, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-WH-0023 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1375: Delaware Regulations Governing Hazardous Substance Cleanup
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

May 21, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2013-W-0047 — Request of Everett T. Conaway and Jesse Frederick Conaway to correct Department wetlands map #419 for property near Bethel, Sussex County
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

May 6, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-F-0020 — Emergency Regulation Order. Pursuant to 29 Del. C. § 10119 DNREC is adopting amendments to Tidal Finfish Regulation 3507 without prior notice or public hearing to assure that Delaware’s black sea bass season is consistent with the federal recreational black sea bass season and to avoid the actual and imminent danger to this fishing resource and its associated businesses.

April 14, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-WH-0015 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1302: Delaware Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

March 30, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-F-0010 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code §§3502-06, as follows, to wit: 7 DE Admin. Code 3502: Striped Bass Spawning Season and Area Restrictions; 7 DE Admin. Code 3503: Striped Bass Recreational Fishing Seasons; Methods of Take; Creel Limit; Possession Limit; 7 DE Admin. Code 3504: Striped Bass Possession Size Limit; Exceptions; 7 DE Admin. Code 3505: Striped Bass Commercial Fishing Seasons; Quotas; Tagging and Reporting Requirements; and 7 DE Admin. Code 3506: Striped Bass Total Length Measurement
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

March 6, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-F-0007 — Emergency Regulation Order. Pursuant to 29 Del. C. § 10119, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is adopting amendments to Non-Tidal Finfish Regulation 3304 Creel Limits and Seasons for trout (7 DE Admin Code 3304 Sections 3.1.2 and 3.4.2) without prior notice or public hearing in the interest of public safety.
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

February 18, 2015

Secretary’s Order No. 2015-F-0003 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3541: Atlantic Sharks
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

October 15, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-WS-0022 — Adoption of Amendment to 7 DE Admin Code 5101 Sediment and Stormwater Regulations
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

August 22, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-WS-0019 –Approving Amendment to 7 DE Admin. Code Regulation 7401, Surface Water Quality Standards
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

August 11, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-F-0017 — Approving Final Regulation Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 3521: Weakfish Size Limit; Possession Limit; Seasons
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

July 22, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-A-0015 — Approving Revised Final Revision to the Delaware 2011 Base Year State Implementation Plan (SIP) Emission Inventory for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) and Carbon Monoxide (CO) for Areas of Marginal Non-Attainment under the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

July 18, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-A-0014 — Approval of Revision to the Delaware State Implementation Plan for Meeting Reasonably Available Control Technology Requirements Under the Federal Clean Air Act
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

July 15, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-F-0013 — Approving Final New Regulations to 7 DE Admin. Code 3801, Shellfish Aquaculture
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

May 11, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-EC-0008 — Approving Final New Regulation to adopt the most recent and/or highest available version of the International Energy Conservation Code, and the latest ASHRAE/IENSA Energy Standard as required by 16 Del.C. §7602, as well as 29 Del.C. § 8058, hereinafter to be known as 7 DE Admin. Code 103: State Energy Conservation Code
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretarys Order No. 2014-F-0007 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3507, Delaware Black Sea Bass: Size Limit, Trip Limits, Seasons, and Quotas
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretarys Order No. 2014-F-0006 — Approving Final Regulation Amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 3511: Summer Flounder Size Limits; Possession Limit; Seasons
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

March 14, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-WH-0004 — Approving amendments to the Delaware Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste 7DE Admin. Code 1302
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

February 25, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-0TS-0003 — Proposed Regulation Repeal of 7 DE Admin. 103, also known as Delaware’s Chronic Violator Regulation

January 10, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2013-F-0057 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 3900, Delaware Regulations Governing Wildlife: Sections 1.0 (Definitions); Sections 2.0 (Method of Take); 4.0 (Seasons); 7.0 (Deer); and 23.0 (Non-Native/Invasive Wildlife)
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)

Secretary’s Order No. 2014-WD-001 — Coyote Depredation Order

January 7, 2014

Secretary’s Order No. 2013-W-0060 — Approving Final Regulations to Amend 7 DE Admin. Code 7101, Delaware Regulations Governing the Design, Installation and Operation of On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems
(Hearing Officer’s Report included)




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