Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the Clifford Brown Site, Wilmington (DE-1690)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances
Start Date: December 1, 2019
End Date: December 30, 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 Certified Brownfields Development Agreement (BDA). A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Certified Brownfields 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 Remediation Section (DNREC-RS) is negotiating a BDA with African American Heritage Center of Delaware, Inc. regarding the Clifford Brown Walk Site (Site), located at 1039 & 1043 Clifford Brown Walk and 314, 316 and 318 E 11th Street, Wilmington, Delaware.  Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel numbers 26.036.10-088, 26.036.10-089, 26.036.10-048, 26.036.10-047, and 26.036.10-046 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:

Learn more about this Site and other Certified Brownfield sites by accessing the web page at or by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Caleb Melvin at (302) 395-2600 or

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