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Hydrofluorocarbons

In March of 2021, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) adopted a regulation on prohibitions of hydrofluorocarbons in specific end-uses.

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Christian Wisniewski Division of Air Quality 302-739-9402



7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications

Agilent Technologies, Inc. Little Falls Site, requests a construction permit to construct an ultrasonic vapor degreaser at their 2850 Centerville Road, Wilmington, facility.


Reg. 1102 Permit Application: Brandywine Auto Body

Brandywine Auto Body, located at 301 Brandywine Blvd, Wilmington has applied for a permit to operate an Auto Body Shop that conducts any or all of the following: collision repair, vehicle painting, paint stripping, or sanding.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Heritage Concrete

HMA Concrete, LLC, dba Heritage Concrete, requests a permit amendment to include a concrete silo and associated baghouse to the original construction permit application for their concrete production facility located at 1100 South Heald Street, in Wilmington.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Delaware City Refining Company

The Delaware City Refining Company has submitted an application to install additional controls for cuff oil processing at their Wastewater Treatment Plant including additional carbon canisters as well as a Hydrogen Sulfide Scrubber and Catalytic Oxidizer, at their facility at 4550 Wrangle Hill Road, Delaware City.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Delaware City Refining Company

The Delaware City Refining Company requests a permit to add an additional carbon control system to their Oily Water Sewer System (OWS) at their facility at 4550 Wrangle Hill Road, in Delaware City.


Air Quality Forecast

DNREC works with the EPA and regional partners to track air quality and help you know if you need to take precautions. For current ozone and particulate conditions, visit the EPA AirNow website. Ozone forecasting season has ended. Daily air quality forecasts will resume in May, 2022. To sign up for air


Federally Enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Permits: Delaware City Refining Company

The Delaware City Refining Company requests amendments to operation permits of Nitrogen Oxide producing equipment at their 4550 Wrangle Hill Road, Delaware City, New Castle County facility.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Beebe Healthcare

Beebe Healthcare requests permission for the installation of a diesel-fired emergency generator at Beebe Healthcare-South Coastal Campus ED and Cancer Center, at 32750 Roxana Road, Millville.


Reg. 1102 Permit Application: Clear Definitions, LLC

Clear Definitions, LLC, located at 110 N. Rehoboth Blvd, in Milford, has applied for a permit to operate an Auto Body Shop that conducts any or all of the following: collision repair, vehicle painting, paint stripping, or sanding.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Superior Contractor Services, Inc.

Superior Contractor Services, Inc., requests a permit amendment to operate their jaw crusher, impact crusher, and other permitted equipment at River Asphalt 2, located at 36393 Sussex Highway, in Delmar.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Zack Excavating, Inc.

Zack Excavating, Inc., requests a construction permit to install mobile jaw crusher, screen, and conveyor for use at 2935 South DuPont Blvd, Smyrna, 161 Twin Oak Drive, Cheswold, and 18195 DuPont Hwy, Harrington.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Zack Excavating, Inc.

Zack Excavating, Inc., requests a (construction) permit to install an impact crusher, screen, and conveyor for use at 2935 South DuPont Blvd, Smyrna, 161 Twin Oak Drive, Cheswold, and 18195 DuPont Hwy, Harrington.


Title V Synthetic Minor Permit Application: Christiana Care Health Services, Inc. – Wilmington Hospital

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc. requests to revise their federally enforceable limits of operating hours and fuel usage in order to incorporate two 1500 kW emergency generators at the ir location at 501 West 14th Street, Wilmington.


Federally Enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Application: Christiana Care Health Services

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc. – Wilmington Hospital – has requested federally enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 construction permits for a natural gas fired emergency generator and a diesel/natural gas fired emergency generator to provide additional emergency back up support for the hospital’s expansion at 501 West 14th Street, Wilmington, Delaware.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: GFP Mobile Mix Supply, LLC

GFP Mobile Mix Supply, LLC, requests a construction permit to construct a cement storage silo and baghouse at their facility at 14 Hadco Road, in Wilmington.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Ameresco Delaware Energy, and DSWA

Ameresco Delaware Energy, LLC and the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, have requested a permit to extend five existing exhaust stacks from a height of 32 feet to a height of 53 feet for five existing General Electric landfill gas generators (one megawatt each) at the Southern Solid Waste Management Center located at 29806 Landfill Lane (Route 20), Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware.


Federally Enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Permit Application: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. requests a federally enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 construction permit for the installation of one natural gas fired emergency generator at Route 896 & Corporate Blvd, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware.


Title V Synthetic Minor Permit Application: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. has submitted an application, pursuant to 7 DE Admin. Code 1102, for a permit amendment at 500 GBC Drive, Building 500, Newark, Delaware.


Reg 1102 Permit Application: Hertrich Collision Center of Milford

Hertrich Collision Center of Milford, Inc. located at 1449 Bay Road, Milford has applied for a permit to operate an Auto Body Shop that conducts any or all of the following: collision repair, vehicle painting, paint stripping, or sanding.


Reg 1102 Permit Application: B & G Auto Body

B & G Auto Body located at 863 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark has applied for a permit to operate an Auto Body Shop that conducts any or all of the following: collision repair, vehicle painting, paint stripping, or sanding.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Sunoco Pipeline

Sunoco Pipeline, L.P., requests a temporary operation permit for a portable 7344 SCFM EXPRO Model No. FS6X25 23.6 mmBTU\hr butane fired flare at their Claymont, Delaware, facility in order to support required pipeline testing and to minimize the safety risk and emissions impact for the required maintenance activities.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Amick Farms

Amick Farms, LLC, requests a construction permit to replace existing cyclones (particulate control devices) with three new high efficiency cyclones for an existing pellet cooler at their 10281 Amick Drive, Delmar, Sussex County facility.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Application: Normaco

Normaco requests a construction permit to add two new chemicals to their pharmaceutical manufacturing process at their 500 Swedes Landing Road, Wilmington, New Castle County, facility.


Federally Enforceable Air Permit Applications: GT USA Wilmington, LLC

GT USA Wilmington, LLC has submitted applications for construction/operation permits for diesel engines for three existing mobile cranes for unloading and loading of cargo at the Port of Wilmington.


Air Toxics Questions and Answers

Questions and answers about air toxics and the Delaware Air Toxics Assessment Study (DATAS).
Toxic air pollutants, also referred to as air toxics or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), are chemicals that, at sufficient concentrations and exposures, are known or suspected to cause cancer. HAPs can also


Regional Haze

Air pollutants can cause haze, a veil of white or brown that obscures and blurs what we can see in the distance. Federal law requires states to prepare implementation plans to reduce the pollutants that can cause haze in important scenic areas. Delaware was determined to have an impact on haze only for the Brigantine


The Delaware Particulate Matter Advance Program

The state and local governments in Delaware have joined together to work with industry to reduce particulate matter emissions and protect the public under the EPA’s Particulate Matter Advance Program.

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Renae Held Division of Air Quality


Ozone

Ozone is a colorless, naturally occurring gas found in two layers of the atmosphere. In the upper layers of the atmosphere, ozone protects life on Earth by absorbing some of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. In the layer closest to the ground, however, ozone is an air pollutant that is a key ingredient of smog and


Air Toxics

Toxic air pollutants, also referred to as air toxics or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), are chemicals that, at sufficient concentrations and exposures, are known or suspected to cause cancer. They can also cause other serious health problems or cause adverse environmental effects. DNREC monitors Delaware’s air for air toxics and publishes regular Air Toxics Strategic Plans


Air Quality

The Division of Air Quality manages programs to monitor air quality, mitigate air quality problems, and forecast air quality conditions in Delaware.
Air Quality Forecast See current air quality readings and get the latest air quality forecast for our region.



Regulation 1102 Permit Application: Eurshall Miller’s Collision Center

Notice has been given that Eurshall Miller’s Collision Center located at 36371 Sussex Highway, Delmar, has applied for a permit to operate an Auto Body Shop.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications: GSOE I, LLC

GSOE I, LLC, requests a permit to construct, operate, and decommission an unmanned Meteorological Buoy (Met Buoy) to collect meteorological data in Delaware’s Outer Continental Shelf approximately 16.5 statute miles off the coast of Rehoboth Beach.


Public Hearing: Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Air Quality will conduct a public hearing on proposed amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1150, Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations.


Title V Permit Renewal Applications – DSWA Georgetown

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority has submitted a request for an Air Quality permit renewal pursuant to 7 DE Admin. Code 1130, Section 7, for an operating for its facility at 28560 Landfill Lane, Georgetown, Delaware.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications

Noramco has applied for an air quality construction permit to add two batch manufacturing processes at their facility located at 550 Swedes Landing Rd, in Wilmington, Delaware.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications

Division of Air Quality Start Date: 4/14/2019 End Date: 4/29/2019
Noramco requests a construction permit to add two batch manufacturing processes at their facility located at 550 Swedes Landing Rd, in Wilmington, Delaware.


Title V Permit Renewal Applications – Veolia Red Lion Plant

The Veolia Red Lion Plant at 766 Governor Lea Road, New Castle, Delaware, has submitted a request for permit renewal pursuant to 7 DE Admin. Code 1130, Section 7 Permit: AQM-003/00673 Renewal 1 and associated Permit: APC-2003/0739-OPERATION (Amendment 3)(NSPS)(CAP).


Federally Enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Applications

MEDAL Air Liquide has requested a federally enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 construction permit for a new regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) at a facility at 305 Water St., Newport.


Title V Permit Renewal Applications

Calpine Mid-Atlantic Generation, LLC, Hay Road Energy Center has submitted a request for a Title V permit renewal for a facility at 198 Hay Road, Wilmington.


Title IV Permit Renewal Application

Calpine Mid-Atlantic Generation, LLC., Hay Road Energy Center has submitted a request for Title IV permit renewal for a facility at 198 Hay Road in Wilmington, Delaware.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications

Comcast requests permission for the operation of one (1) emergency generator, rated 2500kW (3621 HP) at 400 Commerce Dr., Newark, Delaware.


7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications

Division of Air Quality Start Date: 3/31/2019 End Date: 4/15/2019
Notice has been given that: SUEZ Water Delaware (formerly known as United Water of Delaware) requests a permit to construct


Reg. 1102 Permit Application

Division of Air Quality Start Date: 3/20/2019 End Date: 4/4/2019
Notice has been given that I.G. Burton located at 24799 Sussex Hwy., Seaford has applied for a permit to operate an Auto Body


Get Involved

You can take simple steps every day to help keep our air cleaner and more safe. The Division of Air Quality offers information, educational materials and more to help you take control.



Regulations and Plans Under Development

The Division of Air Quality is committed to openness and transparency as it updates and amends state Air Quality Regulations and related state implementation plans. This page provides information on items under development.
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Public Hearing Materials

The Division of Air Quality holds public hearings on permit applications, regulation updates, and other matters related to maintaining and enhancing Delaware’s air quality. All Division of Air Quality public hearings and meetings are posted on the state Public Meeting Calendar. Applications, plans, exhibits and other materials related to


Title V: Major Air Sources

Title V is an air pollution control program, based on federal law, designed to standardize air quality permits and the permitting process for major sources of air emissions across the country.

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Angela Marconi Division of Air Quality 302-323-4542


Smaller Sources of Air Pollution

Smaller sources of air pollution are known as “Area Sources.” Unlike large, very obvious, single sources of pollution, like industrial smokestacks, Area Sources are smaller activities by businesses or facilities that, when measured across a group of sites, can accumulate to large amounts of pollution impacting Delaware’s air quality.



Air Quality Permit Applications

Delaware state law requires air quality permits for equipment which has the potential to discharge air contaminants into the atmosphere. State regulations (7 DE Admin. Code, 1102) establish permitting procedures and requirements.
The Division of Air Quality is working with the regulated community on a proposal to increase





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