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Final Plan of Remedial Action for the Martin Automotive Site (DE-1708)

The Department has adopted a plan regarding the clean-up of the Martin Automotive Site located in New Castle
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Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the 1 Forge Road Site, Newark (DE-1730)

DNREC’s Remediation Section is negotiating a Brownfields Development Agreement with FNSS, LLC regarding the 1 Forge Road Site, located at 1 Forge Road, Newark.
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Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for the Former Electric Hose & Rubber Site (DE-0174)

The Department invites public comment on a proposal to clean-up the Former Electric Hose and Rubber Site located in Wilmington.
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Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the 3 James Court Site (DE-1733)

DNREC’s Remediation Section is negotiating a Brownfields Development Agreement with Elm Pet Food, Inc regarding the 3 James Court Site, located at 3 James Court, Wilmington.
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Final Plan of Remedial Action for the AstraZeneca North Campus Site (Operable Unit 1) (DE-1662)

The Department has adopted a plan regarding the clean-up Operable Unit 1 of the AstraZeneca North Campus Site located in Wilmington.
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Hazardous and/or Non-Hazardous Solid Waste Transporter Permits

A listing of applications to the DNREC Compliance & Permitting Section for permits to transport regulated RCRA hazardous and/or non-hazardous solid wastes in, out of, or through the State of Delaware.
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Final Plan of Remedial Action for the General Motors Corp. Wilmington Assembly Plant Operable Unit 4 Site (DE-1149)

The Department has adopted a plan regarding the clean-up of the General Motors Corp. Wilmington Assembly Plant Operable Unit 4 (OU-4) Site located in Wilmington.
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Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the Riverwalk Phase I Site, (DE-1731)

DNREC’s Remediation Section is negotiating a Brownfields Development Agreement with Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware regarding the Riverwalk Phase I, located at 105 South Market Street, Wilmington.
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Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the Roads Phase I Site, (DE-1732)

DNREC’s Remediation Section is negotiating a Brownfields Development Agreement with Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware regarding the Roads Phase I, located at 107 South Market Street, Wilmington.
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Amended Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for the Hessler Property Site (Operable Unit 2 And Operable Unit 3) (DE-1203)

The Department invites public comment on an amended proposal to clean-up Operable Unit 2 of the Hessler Property Site located at 401 Garasches Lane and 610 South Market Street Wilmington.
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State Emergency Response Team

The State Emergency Response Team (SERT) responds to releases of oil and hazardous materials including non-fixed facility radiological releases in the State of Delaware. Incidents can range from transportation-related spills to major threats such as weapons of mass destruction. The SERT consists of the DNREC Emergency Response Team, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA),
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Final Plan of Remedial Action for the Paulsen Property Site (DE-1712)

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has adopted a plan regarding the clean-up of the Paulsen Property Site located in Laurel, Delaware.
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Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for the Martin Automotive Site (DE-1708)

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) invites public comment on a proposal to clean-up the Martin Automotive Site located in New Castle, Delaware.
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Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the 601 Justison Street Site, 601 Justison Street, Wilmington (DE-1729)

DNREC’s Remediation Section is negotiating a Brownfields Development Agreement with Beech Street Property, LLC regarding the site at 601 Justison Street in Newark.
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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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Compliance and Permitting Section 302-739-9403

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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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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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Compliance
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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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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
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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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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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Compliance and Permitting Section 302-739-9403
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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
Disclaimer: The information
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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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Compliance and Permitting Section 302-739-9403

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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.
Lindsey Douglas Environmental Scientist 302-739-9403
Infectious Waste Generator Registration Infectious Waste Generator Annual
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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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Hazardous Waste Notification and Reporting

Small quantity and large quantity generators of hazardous waste must notify the state of Delaware of their activities. Large quantity generators are required to submit annual reports to the state.

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Compliance and Permitting Section 89 Kings Highway Dover,
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PFAS in Delaware

DNREC and the DHSS Division of Public Health are working with federal agencies to protect the environment and public health in Delaware from the effects of a group of synthetic chemicals known as PFAS.

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DNREC Division of Waste
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Subscribe for EQuIS Updates

DNREC is committed to keeping its Data Providers and Users informed. If you are a user of the EQuIS™ database, please use the form below to subscribe for updates from DNREC.
Note: This information will go to the EQuIS program managers and will only be used for occasional emails letting you
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EQuIS Data Submittal

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) maintains maintains an EQuIS™ database, from EarthSoft® Inc., to store and analyze both field and laboratory data about facilities/sites that are the subject of regulatory, remediation, or other management efforts of the Department.

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Waste and Hazardous Substances Contacts

Timothy Ratsep, Director Richardson & Robbins Building 89 Kings Highway Dover, DE 19901 302-739-9400
Emergency Response Line: 800-662-8802 Report environmental spills, violations of
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Blades Groundwater Site

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to add the Blades Groundwater Site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is EPA’s list of priority sites with releases of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants requiring evaluation for possible remediation.
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And What About Propane Tanks?

We get questions from time to time from people curious about rules and regulations that apply to propane tanks. Some aspects of propane tanks are subject to parts of our requirements at DNREC, but not all. Here is a collection of notes, links and guidance to our requirements and those of other agencies, based on
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Brownfields Basics Workshop

In June 2019, DNREC held a Brownfields Basics Workshop focused specifically on resources available to non-profits, local governments and state agencies to aid in the redevelopment of Brownfields.  The presentations from that workshop are presented here as a resource.  They are posted as PDF files. For additional information on
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Boilers & Pressure Vessels

The Delaware Boiler Safety Program oversees the construction, installation and repair of boilers and pressure vessels in, and destined for, the State of Delaware.

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Boiler Safety Program 302-395-2500
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Insurance Companies

A listing of insurance companies and contacts related to boilers and pressure vessels.
ARISE Inc. Grand Bay I 7000 South Edgerton Road Suite 100 Brecksville, OH 44141-3172 PH: 440-740-0197 www.ariseinc.com Chubb 525 W. Monroe, Suite 700
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Boiler Safety Commissions and Testing

The Boiler Safety Program requires anyone conducting jurisdictional inspections to have a current National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors IS (In-Service) Commission and a Delaware Certificate of Competency.

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Boiler Safety Program 302-395-2500

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Council on Boiler Safety

The Council on Boiler Safety serves in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) on matters relating to the sale, operation, construction and use of boilers in Delaware.

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Boiler Safety Program
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Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

The Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances protects the environment and human health and safety. The Division encourages waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. It ensures compliance with waste and hazardous substance management laws. The Division leads investigation and clean-up of contaminated sites. It regulates installation, operation, removal and remediation
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Topic: Waste and Hazardous Substances

The management of solid and hazardous wastes, and hazardous materials, has long been a core function of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC).
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