Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the 518 South Heald Street Site, Wilmington, (DE-1688)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances
Start Date: January 12, 2020
End Date: February 10, 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 Certified Brownfields Development Agreement (BDA). A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Certified 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 Remediation Section (DNREC-RS) is negotiating a BDA with Southbridge Community Services, Inc. regarding the 518 South Heald Street Site (Site), located at 518 South Heald Street, Wilmington, Delaware.  Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 26.058.10-071, 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:

Learn more about this Site and other Certified Brownfield sites by accessing the web page at or by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Caleb Melvin at (302) 395-2600 or

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