Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for the Deerfield Substation (DE-1616)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances
Start Date: February 9, 2020
End Date: March 2, 2020

The Department invites public comment on a proposal to clean-up the Deerfield Substation Site located in Newark. The Site is an electrical substation that had a petroleum release as a result of a leaking underground storage tank (UST). An Environmental Covenant (EC) is proposed to be issued restricting the Site to commercial/industrial use only and prohibiting the use of the groundwater at the Site. A Contaminated Material Management Plan (CMMP) will also be issued to protect construction workers completing excavations at the site.

Details of the Proposed Plan are available at the office of DNREC-RS (391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE, 19720), or online at:

The comment period ends on March 2n, 2020. For additional information, please contact Eileen Capitoli, Project Manager at (302) 395-2600 or via email at

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