Public Hearing: Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for the Barbara Hicks Site

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
6:00 pm

A Virtual Hearing
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, Delaware

The DNREC Div. of Waste and Hazardous Substances will hold a public hearing (Docket #2023-R-WH-0008) on the Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for the Barbara Hicks Site. Public comment period open through April 21, 2023.

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Public Hearing Officer

Lisa Vest
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

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The Barbara Hicks Site (DE-1804), located at 427 Goodman Street, in Wilmington, will be subject to the following key remedial actions:

  • Submittal and approval of a Remedial Action Work Plan (RAWP).
  • Placement of a one-foot soil, stone, or impervious cap/cover over impacted areas to restrict access to underlying soil, or excavation of soil with elevated concentrations of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) or metals and disposal off-site.
  • A proposed Environmental Covenant must be submitted to DNREC for approval. The approved Environmental Covenant must be recorded with the NCC Recorder of Deeds.
  • Development of and compliance with a Contaminated Materials Management Plan (CMMP).
  • Preparation and implementation of a site-specific Long-Term Stewardship (LTS) Plan if the cap/cover option is selected.
  • Submittal of a Remedial Action Completion Report (RACR).
  • A request for a Certificate of Completion of Remedy (COCR) to DNREC within 60 days of the approval of the RACR.

For additional information, visit or contact Paul Will, Environmental Program Manager II, Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, by phone at 302-395-2600, or by email at

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on April 21, 2023. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to, using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the address on this page.

Related Documents

Barbara Hicks Park Site (DE-1804) information on the Delaware Environmental Navigator

Proposed Plan of Remedial Action

Public Notices on the DNREC Website

Public Notices in Newspapers


Michael Hahn, DelDOT (March 8, 2023)

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