Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board of the State of Delaware Notice of Public Hearing

Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board

Published: Sept. 16, 2021
Note: This notice will appear in the newspaper on Sept. 19, 2021

Pursuant to its authority under 7 Del. C. §7007, the Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board (the “Board”) will hold a public hearing on Appeal No. 2021-01 filed by Jeanette Swain and Collins Park Civic Association (“Appellants”). Appellants challenges the Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (“DNREC’s”) Secretary’s Order 2021-CZ-0019, which grants FujiFilm Imaging Colorants, Inc. a Coastal Zone Act Permit allowing the construction and operation of a new manufacturing plant to produce high-performance aqueous pigment dispersions at its facility located at 233 Cherry Lane, New Castle, DE 19720.

Due to the unavailability of the Appellant’s primary witness and because the statutory timetable for Decision and Order precludes providing 20 days, the hearing is Continued until September 20, 2021, beginning at 9:30am via the WebEx virtual platform. The parties may present evidence, be represented by counsel and appear personally or by other representative. The Board shall reach its decision based on the evidence presented at the hearing.

The Board may affirm or reverse the decision of the Secretary of DNREC with respect to applicability of any provision of Chapter 70, Title 7 of the Delaware Code to a proposed use; may modify any permit granted by the Secretary, grant a permit denied by the Secretary, deny a permit or confirm the Secretary’s grant of a permit. Provided, however, the Board may grant no permit for uses prohibited in Section 7003, Title 7 of the Delaware Code.