Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for John’s Body Shop

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Start Date: 3/17/2019

End Date: 4/2/2019

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 Brownfields Development Agreement (BDA).  A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Brownfields 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 Site Investigation and Restoration Section (DNREC-SIRS) is negotiating a BDA with West Third Properties LLC regarding the  John’s Body Shop Site (Site), located at 2318 W Third Street in Wilmington, Delaware.  Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 26-026.10-096 the Site may have had a release of hazardous substances as a result of activities associated with the auto body operation on site.

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Learn more about this Site and other Brownfields sites by accessing DNREC-SIRS’ web page at or by contacting the DNREC-SIRS Project Manager, John Costa at (302) 395-2600 or

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