Federal Consistency Certification: Chesapeake Utilities Canary Creek (2024.0027)

Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

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

DNREC Notice No. CCE20240170
Non-Discrimination Policy
Documents for Review
Federal Consistency Form

A Federal Consistency Certification has been submitted to the DNREC Delaware Coastal Management Program (DCMP) for the following: Chesapeake Utilities Canary Creek (2024.0027)

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation proposes to utilize a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit 12 for the installation of a 4-inch natural gas line beneath Canary Creek and its adjacent wetlands via horizontal directional drilling. The line would be located approximately 53 feet southeast of the center of the New Road highway bridge in 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.