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Public Hearing for Regulations of the DSWA
November 2, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Statutory Authority: 7 Delaware Code, Section 6403 (7 Del. C. § 6403)
501 Regulations of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority
Pursuant to 7 Delaware Code, Sections 6403, 6404, 6406 and other pertinent provisions of 7 Delaware Code, Chapter 64; the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (“DSWA”) is proposing amendments to the Regulations of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (the “Regulations”) to modify the Regulations last amended effective September 10, 2013.
Notice of Hearing: A public hearing will be held immediately following the hearing scheduled at 3:00 p.m. November 2, 2015, addressing contemporaneous amendments to the Statewide Solid Waste Management Plan, in the Education and Technology Building, Delaware Technical and Community College Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904. The hearing is to provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed amendments.
Written Comments: The DSWA will receive written comments, suggestions briefs or other written material until the close of business, November 17, 2015. Written comments, suggestions, compilations of data or other written material shall be submitted to Michael D. Parkowski, Chief of Business Services and Government Relations, Delaware Solid Waste Authority, 1128 South Bradford Street, Dover, Delaware 19904. Anyone wishing to obtain a copy of the proposed amendments may obtain a copy from the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, 1128 South Bradford Street, Dover, Delaware 19904, (302) 739-5361.
Summary of Proposed Changes: Pursuant to 7 Delaware Code, Chapter 64, the DSWA is authorized to adopt and amend regulations to effectuate the powers, purposes and policies set forth in said Chapter 64. Moreover, the DSWA is expressly authorized, pursuant to 7 Del. C. §6422(b) to adopt regulations that have the effect of requiring all owners and occupiers of land in Delaware to use the services and facilities of the DSWA. Consistent with this authority, the proposed amendments will have the effect of requiring most solid waste generated in the State of Delaware to be delivered to a DSWA facility. The proposed amendments will also impose reporting requirements on solid waste haulers taking recyclable materials to out-of-state facilities.