Federal Consistency Certification: Buckalew Retaining Wall and Backfill (2024.0026)

Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

Published: May 1, 2024
Comments Due: May 31, 2024

DNREC Notice No. CCE20240169
Non-Discrimination Policy

A Federal Consistency Certification has been submitted to the DNREC Delaware Coastal Management Program (DCMP) for the following: Buckalew Retaining Wall and Backfill (2024.0026)

The Buckalew family is proposing to utilize a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit 29 for the construction and backfill of a retaining wall impacting approximately 0.044 acres of wetland on Love Creek at 17 Love Creek Pines Lane, Lewes, Sussex County, DE. The proposed activity is subject to review for consistency under the policies of the DNREC DCMP.

Comments concerning this Federal Consistency Certification will be accepted through May 31, 2024. Comments may be sent to: Delaware Coastal Programs, Ms. Kimberly Cole, Administrator, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 7B, Dover, DE, 19904, or electronically to For additional information please visit or call (302) 739-9283.