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Federal Consistency Certifications have been submitted to the Delaware Coastal Management Program for the following: Port of Wilmington Maintenance Dredging (2021.0013)
Diamond State Port Corporation proposes to conduct maintenance dredging at the Port of Wilmington Berths 1 through 7. Dredging will occur to a depth of -35 feet mean low water plus an allowable 2 feet of over-dredge for Berths 5-7, and -38 feet mean low water plus an allowable 2 feet of over-dredge for Berths 1-4. Total volume is estimated at 75,000 cubic yards per yearly dredging event for ten years. Dredged material will be pumped to the Pedricktown South Confined Disposal Facility in Oldmans Township, Salem County, NJ, or the Wilmington Harbor South Confined Disposal Facility in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware.
Comments concerning this Federal Consistency Certification will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this notice. Comments may be sent to: Delaware Coastal Programs, Ms. Kimberly Cole, Administrator, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 7B, Dover, DE, 19904, or electronically to DNREC_DCP_PublicComment@delaware.gov. For additional information please call (302) 739-9283.