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Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the 707 South Union Street Site, (DE-1740)



Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Nov. 8, 2020
Comments Due: Nov. 30, 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 707 S Union, LLC regarding the 707 South Union Street Site (Site), located at 707 South Union Street, Wilmington, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 26-032.40-012 and 19-002.00-269, 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, November 9, 2020 and will end at the close of business on Monday, November 30, 2020. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Caleb Melvin at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. A copy of the BDA is available by accessing the DNREC-RS’ site files database at www.nav.dnrec.delaware.gov/DEN3/.

Learn more about this Site and other Certified Brownfield sites by accessing the web page at de.gov/brownfields or by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Caleb Melvin at (302) 395-2600 or caleb.melvin@delaware.gov.




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