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Notification of Public Hearing for the General Motors Corp. Wilmington Assembly Plant, OU- 5 (DE-1149)


Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Start Date: 2/17/2019

End Date: 3/13/2019

Pursuant to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA), 7 Del. C. § 9112, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Site Investigation and Restoration Section (DNREC-SIRS) has scheduled a public hearing regarding the Proposed Plan of Remedial Action (Proposed Plan) for the Wilmington Assembly Plant, Operable Unit 5 (OU-5) located in Wilmington, Delaware.

DNREC-SIRS held a public workshop regarding the Proposed Plan on January 16, 2019 and received a request for a public hearing. The Proposed Plan recommended DNREC’s proposed remedial actions for OU-5 where the site soil was impacted by antimony, arsenic, cadmium, and lead. Groundwater was impacted by arsenic, barium, cobalt, iron, manganese, benzene, ethylbenzene, and naphthalene. There is no offsite impact from groundwater.

The public hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the offices of DNREC-SIRS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, Delaware 19720.

Please contact DNREC’s project officer, Rick Galloway at 302-395-2600 with any questions. The Proposed Plan is available at DNREC’s website at http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/dwhs/SIRB/Pages/SIRBPlans.aspx.

For more information about the Site, please see DNREC’s navigator at: http://www.nav.dnrec.delaware.gov/DEN3.


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