Application for Reissuance of NPDES Permits

Division of Water

Published: Sept. 19, 2021
Comments Due: Oct. 19, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, hereby gives notice of the following proposal regarding National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits:

DPIF2 DE 1 New Castle, LLC and DPIF2 DE 2 New Castle2, LLC have applied for reissuance of their NPDES Permit No. DE0000523 (State Permit Number WPCC 3058F/76) to discharge storm water runoff to Little Mill Creek from the 851 and 1025 Boxwood Road facility located at Boxwood and Centerville Roads in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. The facility is comprised of two (2) parcels that share a single discharge point that is commonly maintained. The DPIF2 DE 1 New Castle, LLC owned parcel is located at 1025 Boxwood Road and is 79.21 acres. This parcel occupies the western portion of the of the Site and consists of an approximately 900,000 square foot (SF) warehouse/distribution center. The DPIF2 DE 2 New Castle2, LLC parcel is located at 851 Boxwood Road and is 61.41 acres. This parcel occupies the eastern portion of the Site and consists of an approximately 200,000 SF warehouse/distribution center. One (1) outfall (Outfall 001) is identified in the NPDES permit application consisting of storm water.

Based on a preliminary staff review and application of lawful standards and regulations, the Department proposes to re-issue this permit, subject to certain effluent limitations and conditions. The proposed determinations are tentative. Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations are invited to submit same in writing to the Surface Water Discharges Section of the Division of Water, at the address listed below, no later than 30 days from this notice. All comments received prior to said date will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding this application.

A public hearing on the above will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC receives a request by 4:30 pm October 19, 2021, or if the Secretary determines that a public hearing is in the public interest. A request for a hearing shall be in writing and shall state the nature of the issues to be raised at the hearing. It must also show familiarity with the proposal and a reasoned statement of the permit’s probable impact.

The applications, fact sheets, and permits are available for inspection or copies may be obtained by contacting:

Division of Water
Surface Water Discharges Section
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901