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Virtual Public Hearing: Striped Bass Size Limits and Possession Limits

The Division of Fish & Wildlife will conduct a public hearing (Docket #2020-R-F-0015) on proposed revisions to the regulations governing recreational fishing for Striped Bass.
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7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications: Christiana Hospital

Christiana Care Health Services – Christiana Hospital, requests a construction permit to replace an existing generator engine at their facility at 4755 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark.
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Water Supply Allocation Permit: Town of Blades

The Town of Blades has applied for the renewal of its public water allocation permit which serves approximately 1,417 people in Sussex County.
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Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications

A listing of Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications submitted to the Division of Water.
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7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications: University of Delaware

The University of Delaware requests a permit to construct a 750 kW natural gas-fired emergency generator at 529 South College Avenue, in Newark.
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Federally Enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Applications: VA Medical Center

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center facility at 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, has requested a federally enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 construction permit for a 600 kW diesel-fired emergency generator.
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Virtual Public Meeting and Public Hearing: Synagro Technologies, Inc. Request for a Distribution and Marketing Permit

The Surface Water Discharges Section will hold a virtual public meeting (June 17, 2020) and a virtual public hearing (June 25, 2020) on an application by Synagro Technologies, Inc. for a permit to sell biosolids fertilizer products in Delaware.
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Reg. 1102 Permit Application: Auto Collision & Repair

Auto Collision & Repair, located at 413 North Bedford Street, in Georgetown, 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.
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7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Natural Minor Permit Applications: Chemours Discovery Hub

Chemours Discovery Hub requests permission to operate an existing multi-step analytical process in their laboratories located at 201 Discovery Boulevard, in Newark.
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NPDES Permit Application: Division of Parks and Recreation

The Division of Parks and Recreation has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. DE0050083 (State Number WPCC 3150H/74) to discharge treated sanitary sewerage to an unnamed tributary of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
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Solid Waste Transporter Permits Pending

A listing of companies that have submitted permit applications to transport regulated RCRA hazardous and/or non-hazardous solid wastes in, out of, or through the State of Delaware.
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On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System

John E & Barbara H Moore have applied for a construction permit for an on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system for four homes located at the intersection of Thompsonville Road and Lynch Road, in Kent County.
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Federally Enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 Applications: Croda Inc.

Croda, Inc. has requested a federally enforceable 7 DE Admin. Code 1102 construction permit to add a 12,000 gallon drumming tank to existing Blend Tanks A and B at its facility at 315 Cherry Lane, in New Castle.
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Water Allocation Permit Application: Sussex Ventures, Inc.

Sussex Ventures, Inc. has requested an allocation permit for one proposed irrigation well located east of Laurel near the intersection of Laurel and Adams Roads.
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Amendments to State Bluefish Regulations (7 DE Admin. Code 3516)

DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has signed an Order to amend the state’s Bluefish regulations that changes the daily possession limits for anglers.
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Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Applications

A listing of applications to the DNREC Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section.
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Large Quantity Generators

If a facility generates hazardous waste in quantities greater than 2,200 pounds or is the generator of acutely hazardous waste in quantities greater than 2.2 pounds in a calendar month, that facility is defined, under Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste, as a Large Quantity Generator (LQG).
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Computers, Monitors, & Cathode Ray Tubes

In this world of rapidly changing technology, disposal of computer systems and monitors has created a growing waste stream. The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances provides guidance for the management of these wastes by businesses under the state’s hazardous waste regulations. Older computers and televisions use a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) for viewing. The
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Universal Waste Rule

Universal wastes are items that are generated by a large number of businesses in relatively small quantities. Four hazardous wastes are identified as universal wastes under Section 273 of Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste. They are batteries, mercury-containing equipment, obsolete agricultural pesticides and fluorescent/high intensity discharge lamps.

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Solvent-Contaminated Cloth Wipes

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Compliance and Permitting Section provides the following guidance on the management of cloth wipes, including shop towels, and rags contaminated with hazardous wastes identified via characteristic or listing in the Delaware Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste (7 DE Admin. Code 1302).

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Managing Fluorescent Lamps

The following are answers to commonly asked questions regarding the management of waste fluorescent lamps that exceed the regulatory limit for mercury via the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP).

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Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators

If a facility generates hazardous waste in quantities of less than 100 kg (220 pounds or approximately 25 gallons) or is the generator of acutely hazardous waste in quantities of less than 1 kg (2 pounds) in a calendar month, that facility is defined, under Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste, as a conditionally exempt small
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Managing Waste

The Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is responsible for controlling the storage, transport and disposal of solid, infectious and hazardous waste in Delaware. The Division also coordinates recycling and yard waste management.

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Salvage Yards and Oil Filter Recycling

Salvage yards are an important part of the economy. They provide a valuable service, helping recycle what can be recycled and dispose of what cannot. The Salvage Yard Manual
Numerous activities take place at salvage yards every day from reusing parts, to storage, recycling of material, metal fabricating, equipment maintenance and
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Auto Repair Shop Waste Do’s and Don’ts

This information is intended to serve as a guide to responsible waste management for auto repair shops. It is meant for conditionally exempt small quantity generators of hazardous waste and does not supersede Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste (7 DE Admin. Code 1302).

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Solid Waste

Solid Waste is any garbage, refuse, refuse-derived fuel, waste wood from demolition or construction, sludge from treatment plants, or other discarded material. It can include wastes resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations, and from community activities.

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Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances
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Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Wastes are solid wastes that are inherently dangerous to handle or dispose. They include chemicals such as solvents, mercury in thermometers, and lead in paint. The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances regulates businesses and industry so that hazardous wastes are managed properly and cleaned up in the event of a spill or release.
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Mercury Wastes

Elemental mercury is liquid at room temperature, with a metallic and shiny appearance. It is conductive and highly volatile. Mercury can have serious health impacts on humans.

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Compliance and Permitting Section 302-739-9403
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Used Oil Management for Businesses

The following provides an overview related to commonly asked questions about the proper management and disposal of used oil regulated by Part 279 of Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste.

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Small Quantity Generators

If a facility generates hazardous waste in quantities between 220 pounds and 2,200 pounds and is the generator of acutely hazardous waste in quantities of less than 2.2 pounds in a calendar month, that facility is defined, under Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste, as a small quantity generator (SQG).
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Solid Waste Facilities

DNREC’s Compliance and Permitting Section (CAPS) issues permits for all solid and hazardous waste facilities, such as operating and closed landfills and transfer stations, recycling, composting and resource recovery facilities.

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Managing Used Aerosol Cans

For businesses, aerosol cans pose a unique hazardous waste determination problem because they consist of three different types of materials, each of which may be classified as hazardous waste — the can itself, liquid product contained in the can, and the gaseous propellant.

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Managing Common Household Wastes

Many types of hazardous waste items used by households can be disposed of in household trash, taken to a Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) recycling drop-off center, or taken to a DSWA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. Below is an “A to Almost Z” list of items that you may need to dispose of, and
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Infectious Waste

The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances regulates the treatment, packaging, storage, transportation, and disposal of infectious waste in the state.
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Scrap Tire Management

Delaware produces over 750,000 scrap tires a year. How to keep them from fouling the environment is a serious consideration. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers two programs to help — the Scrap Tire Facility Compliance Program and the Scrap Tire Removal Program.
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Title V Permit Renewal Applications: Noramco

Noramco has submitted a request for renewal of its operating permit for its facility at 500 Swedes Landing Road, in Wilmington.
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Title V Synthetic Minor Permit Application: Allan Myers, Delaware, Inc. (Georgetown)

Allan Myers, Delaware, Inc. requests an amendment to the permit for an impactor at its 22351 Joseph Road location in Georgetown.
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Title V Synthetic Minor Permit Application: Allan Myers, Delaware, Inc. (Dover)

Allan Myers, Delaware, Inc. requests an amendment to the permit for an impactor at its 3700 Bay Road location in Dover.
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National Pollutant Discharge System Permit: Occidental Chemical Corporation

Occidental Chemical Corporation has applied for reissuance of its permit to discharge treated groundwater and stormwater to the Delaware River and stormwater to the Red Lion Creek from their facility at 1657 River Road in New Castle County.
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2020 Mountaire Farms Permit Application

The DNREC Groundwater Discharges Section will conduct a virtual public hearing on the application and draft construction permit and associated modification and renewal draft permit for Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.’s On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System. This page contains the applications, draft permits, and associated materials for public review. [column md=”4″ xclass=”col-xs-12 col-md-4
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Virtual Public Hearing: Mountaire Farms On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System

The Groundwater Discharges Section will conduct a public hearing on May 21 on the application and draft construction permit and associated modification and renewal draft permit for Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.’s On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System.
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Virtual Public Hearing: Proposed Prohibitions on Use of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons in Specific End-Uses

The Division of Air Quality will conduct a virtual public hearing regarding a proposed new regulation to establish the prohibitions and requirements for the use and manufacture of hydrofluorocarbons in the State of Delaware.
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DNREC Coronavirus Updates

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) takes a proactive and preventive approach to keep communities and employees safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Department staff continue their mission to serve the people of Delaware, but with some changes based on guidance from State and Federal health agencies. The goal is to
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Virtual Public Hearing: Andrew and Maureen Bolduc Dock and Dredging Permit

The DNREC Division of Water will conduct a public hearing on an application from Andrew and Maureen Bolduc for a permit to build a dock and to maintenance dredge an unnamed lagoon adjacent to White Creek, near Ocean View.
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Virtual Public Hearing: 204 Salisbury Exchange Subaqueous Lands Lease Application

The DNREC Division of Water will conduct a public hearing on a subaqueous lands lease application from 204 Salisbury Exchange.
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Submitting a Notice of Intent

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has established an online tool to help those covered by Delaware’s general NPDES permits meet their reporting requirements under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
General NPDES Permits
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*CANCELLED* Public Hearing: Midway Service Inc. Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters Permit Amendment *CANCELLED*

The DNREC Groundwater Discharges Section will conduct a public hearing on Midway Service Inc.’s permit amendment to their Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters Permit to include Clean Delaware, Inc. as a disposal facility for septage and holding tank waste.
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Public Hearing: Including Cobia in the Tidal Finfish Regulations

The Division of Fish & Wildlife will conduct a public hearing on proposed revisions to the Tidal Finfish regulations to include a new section on Cobia (Rachycentron canadum).
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Public Hearing: Striped Bass Spawning Season and Area Restrictions

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.
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Air Permitting Basics Workshops (Postponed)

These workshops have been postponed. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and industry partners will offer two Air Permitting Basics workshops in March of 2020. These workshops will provide an introduction to the Division of Air Quality and air permitting basics with examples for generators and boilers. Certificates for professional development hours will be
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