Public Hearing: Pubusky/Taylor Subaqueous Lands Lease and Wetlands Permit

Date & Time:
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
6:00 pm


, Delaware

The Division of Water will conduct a public hearing (Docket #2021-P-W-0016) on the Subaqueous Lands Lease and Wetlands Permit application for Abby L. Pubusky and Thomas A. Taylor II to conduct wetland restoration and construction activities in Herring Creek. Public comment period open through Aug. 12, 2021.

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The applicants propose to conduct wetland restoration activities and construct a 3 ​foot wide by 150 foot long wetland walkway in State-regulated wetlands; to remove the existing docking facility and construct a 4 foot wide by 10 foot long fixed pier, a 3 foot wide by 10 foot long gangway, a 6 foot wide by 6 foot long floating platform, a 6 foot wide by 40 foot long floating dock and a 6 foot wide by 10 foot long floating jet ski platform in Herring Creek located at 23854 Brant Circle, The Cove, Lewes.

For additional information and to review this application, contact Julie R. Molina, DNREC Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, 89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19904, by phone at (302) 739-9384, or by email at

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC public hearings must pre-register no later than noon of the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9295.

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021.

Comments will be accepted in written form via email to, using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the address below.

Docket #2021-P-W-0016

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Public Hearing Officer

Theresa Newman
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Proposed DNREC Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Governor’s State of Emergency Proclamation and news release authorizing public bodies to meet electronically

Exhibit 2: State Law (7 Del.C. Chapter 72 and 7 Del.C. Chapter 66) and State Regulations (Regulations Governing the Use of Subaqueous Lands and Wetlands Regulations)

Exhibit 3: Application

Exhibit 4: Initial public notice of the project and comments received. Revised public notice and comments received. Public notice of the hearing and hearing notice on the State Public Meeting Calendar.

Exhibit 5: Jurisdictional Determination

Exhibit 6: Department Presentation

Public Comments

Bill and Carolyn Newcott (7/7/21)

Unknown Name (7/15/21)

Ronald and Barbara Jasinski (7/19/21)

Lisa and Terry Lamberth (7/19/21)

Gregory and Carol Stephens (7/19/21)

James Barry (7/20/21)

Jo Ann Baca (7/21/21)

Rosemary and Arnie Edelstein (7/21/21)

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