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Environmental Protection

Underground Injections and Injection Wells

Underground injection well permits for uses including long term CO2 storage, waste disposal, oil production, mining, and preventing salt water intrusion

Permits issued to businesses or industries involved in a ground water remediation project. The Underground Injection Control (UIC) program is proposing new regulations, please see the links included for more information.

More Information

http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/wr/Information/GWDInfo/Pages/GWDSProposedInjectionRegs.aspx

Department: DNREC

Division: Water

Office: Ground Water Discharges Section

Term

Permit issued for a maximum term of 5 years

Fee

NA, Currently no fee associated with this program element. New regulations are currently being proposed.

Apply Online (Fillable)

http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/wr/Information/GWDInfo/Pages/GroundWaterDischargesForms.aspx

Applicable Laws

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title7/c060/sc02/index.shtml

Applicable Rules and Regulations

State of Delaware Regulations:
http://www.dnrec.state.de.us/water2000/Sections/GroundWat/Library/1983%20UIC%20Regs-Original.pdf
Federal Regulations:
http://water.epa.gov/type/groundwater/uic/index.cfm

Contact

Kathy Wright can be contacted by email at Katharyn.Wright@state.de.us and by phone at (302)739-9948.

Notice

This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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