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Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the Riverwalk Phase I Site, (DE-1731)



Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Oct. 7, 2020
Comments Due: Oct. 22, 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 Riverwalk Phase I (Site), located at 105 South Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as portions of tax parcel numbers 26-043.00-010, 26-043.00-009, 26-043.00-008, 26-042.00-015, 26-050.00-003, and 26-050.10-075, 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 Thursday, October 8, 2020 and will end at the close of business on Tuesday, October 22, 2020. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Meghan Crystall 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, Meghan Crystall at (302) 395-2600 or Meghan.Crystall@delaware.gov.




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