Accidental Release Program (Delaware)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Delaware


   
Applies to States or Provinces Delaware
Name Accidental Release Program (Delaware)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Primary Website http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/whs/awm/EPR/Pages/AccidentalReleasePrevention.aspx



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://delcode.delaware.gov/title7/c077/index.shtml

http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title7/1000/1200/1201.shtml#TopOfPage


Summary

The Delaware Accidental Release Prevention Regulation contains requirements for owners or operators of stationary sources having regulated extremely hazardous substances onsite to develop and implement a risk management program (RMP) that anticipates and minimizes the chances of catastrophic events.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region III approved the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC) request to implement and enforce its accidental release prevention program in place of similar federal requirements on August 7, 2001. The Delaware regulation adopts the Federal requirements found in regulation 40 CFR Part 68 with some adjustments and substitutions. Delaware’s regulation includes additional requirements for sources not regulated by the Federal program.

Delaware did not request Federal approval for these more stringent requirements but rather uses State authority under 7 Del. C. Chapter 77 Extremely Hazardous Substances Risk Management Act to implement and enforce these requirements.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Rich Antoff
Department Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control
Division Divisions of Air Quality and Waste and Hazardous Substances




Phone 302.323.4542

Fax 302.323.4598
Email Richard.Antoff@state.de.us
Website http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/whs/awm/EPR/Pages/AccidentalReleasePrevention.aspx
Contact Name Jay Brabson
Department Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control
Division Divisions of Air Quality and Waste and Hazardous Substances




Phone 302.323.4542

Fax 302.323.4598
Email Jay.Brabson@state.de.us
Website http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/whs/awm/EPR/Pages/AccidentalReleasePrevention.aspx
     


















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