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DNREC follows an internal regulatory development process to ensure that, to the extent possible, everyone who is interested in a proposed action regarding a regulation is properly notified about it, that the Department follows a predictable and open process in developing, adopting, amending, and/or repealing such regulations, and that all these processes confrom to legal and programmatic requirements. The process is comprised of 25 steps, beginning with the decision to start an action and ending with the distribution of the final regulations.

The Start Action Notice (SAN) is an internal document that starts the DNREC regulatory amendment process. Approved SANs include:

SAN Number
(Action Description)

Regulation Under Development
(Current Regulation Language)

DNREC Division

Register of Regulations
(Proposed Amendments, Hearing/Comment Details, and RFA/RIS Form)

   2017-05 3511 Summer Flounder Size Limits; Possession Limits; Season    Fish & Wildlife
   2017-04 1353 Boiler Safety Regulations for Boilers, Pressure Vessels, and Nuclear

Waste & Hazardous Substances

   2017-03 1120 New Source Performance Standards
(NEW Section 30)

Air Quality

   Apr. 1, 2017
   2017-02 2102 Implementation of Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Cost Cap Provisions (REPEAL) Energy & Climate    Mar. 1, 2017 
   2017-01 109 Regulations Governing the Guidelines to  Evaluate Land Being Considered for Permanent Protection (NEW Regulation)   Parks & Recreation    Mar. 1, 2017
   2016-16    1302 Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste    Waste &
   2016-15    7401 Delaware Surface Water Quality Standards Watershed Stewardship    May 1, 2017


1353 Boiler Safety Regulations for Boilers, Pressure Vessels, and Nuclear

Waste & Hazardous Substances


2016-10 *

1351 Underground Storage Tanks

Waste & Hazardous Substances



2103 Regulations for the Green Energy Program

Energy & Climate



7204 Regulations for Licensing Operators of Wastewater Facilities




5101 Sediment & Stormwater Regulations

Watershed Stewardship

Aug. 1, 2016


1301 Regulations Governing Solid Waste

Waste & Hazardous Substances



1124 Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions Section 33

Air Quality



1124 Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions Sections 30/49

Air Quality



7102 Regulations Governing Underground Injection Control


May 1, 2017



7201 Regulations Governing the Control of Water Pollution



* Federally-mandated amendments

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