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Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the South Walnut Street Row Site (DE-1725)


Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Start Date: June 7, 2020
End Date: June 29, 2020

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 Remediation Section (DNREC-RS) negotiated a BDA with Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware, regarding the South Walnut Street ROW Site (Site), consisting of the roadway and road shoulder areas of a portion of the S. Walnut Street DelDOT Right of Way (adjacent to 906 S. Walnut), recorded at Deed Record 0, Book 55, Page 395 in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of New Castle County Delaware.  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: www.nav.dnrec.delaware.gov/DEN3.

The public comment period begins on Monday, June 8, 2020 and will close at the end of the business day (4:30 p.m.) on Monday, June 29, 2020. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Morgan McGee-Solomon at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720.  A copy of the BDA is available at the office of DNREC – RS or by accessing the DNREC-RS’ site files database. 

Learn more about this Site and other Brownfields sites by accessing DNREC-RS’ web page at de.gov/brownfields by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Morgan McGee-Solomon  at (302) 395-2600 or Morgan McGee-Solomon@delaware.gov.


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