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Notification Of Public Comment For A Brownfields Development Agreement For The Riverhouse I Site


Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Start Date: 4/21/2019

End Date: 5/13/2019

Pursuant to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA), 7 Del. C. Chapter 91, §9126, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is required to issue a public notice within twenty days after entering into negotiations for a Brownfield Development Agreement (BDA). A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Brownfield developer with respect to a Certified Brownfield Site that sets forth a scope of work and schedule of remedial activities during the development of the Site.

DNREC’s Site Investigation and Restoration Section (DNREC-SIRS) negotiated a BDA with WPE-A Street, LLC regarding the RiverHouse I Site (Site), located at 401 A Street in Wilmington, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 26-050.00-036 the Site may have had a release of hazardous substances as a result of historical activities on site. For more information, please see DNREC’s navigator at: http://www.nav.dnrec.delaware.gov/DEN3.

The public comment period begins Monday, April 22, 2019 and will close at the end of the business day (4:30 p.m.) on Monday, May 13, 2019. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-SIRS Project Manager, Caleb Melvin at DNREC-SIRS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. A copy of the BDA is available at the office of DNREC – SIRS or by accessing the DNREC-SIRS’ site files database.

Learn more about this Site and other Brownfields sites by accessing DNREC-SIRS’ web page at http://www.awm.delaware.gov/SIRB/Pages/Brownfields.aspx or by contacting the DNREC-SIRS Project Manager, Caleb Melvin, at (302) 395-2600 or Caleb.Melvin@delaware.gov


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