Public Hearing: Delaware Recyclable Products, Inc. (DRPI) Industrial Waste Landfill Permit

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Start Date: 4/28/2019

End Date: 5/29/2019

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances, will conduct a public hearing on the Industrial Waste Landfill permit modification submitted by Delaware Recyclable Products, Inc., 246 Marsh Lane, New Castle, DE 19720.

The DRPI Industrial Waste Landfill application for permit modification requests permission to continue to accept construction and demolition (dry) solid waste from commercial waste haulers for disposal, and to increase the final maximum landfill elevation from 130 feet mean sea level (MSL) to 190 feet MSL. There are no proposed changes to the footprint of the landfill or the groundwater monitoring plan. The facility hours of operation and the maximum daily tonnage of 2,400 tons will not change.

The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM at the Minquadale Fire Company meeting hall located at 129 E. Hazeldell Avenue, New Castle, Delaware. The permit application is available for review during business hours at DNREC’s Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Section office at 89 Kings Highway in Dover or at DNREC’s office at 391 Lukens Drive in New Castle. The documents are also available online at:

Persons wishing to offer comment on this permit application may do so either orally or in written form at the public hearing on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. In lieu of attending the hearing, written comment may be submitted to the Hearing Officer via either email to or via USPS to the following address:

Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer
Office of the Secretary
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
Dover, Delaware 19901

For additional information, please contact Michael Melito, WHS/SHWMS, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901, 302-739-9403,

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