The Department has adopted a plan regarding the clean-up of Operable Unit 6 (OU-6) Old Battery Lane of the Fort Dupont Redevelopment (DE-1618) located at the intersection of Powers Lane and Hospital Road in Delaware City. OU-6 is the sixth of several Operable Units (OUs) within the over 300-acre Fort Dupont Site that had historically be occupied and operated as a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) and later as the Governor Bacon Health Center. OU-6 requires a close and abandon the monitoring wells in accordance with state and local regulations and the recording of an Environmental Covenant limiting groundwater withdrawal.
DNREC issued a public notice of the Proposed Plan for Operable Unit 6 (OU-6) Old Battery Lane of the Fort Dupont Redevelopment (DE-1618) on May 31, 2023. There were no comments or questions from the public regarding the Proposed Plan. Details of the Final Plan are available online at den.dnrec.delaware.gov
For additional information, please contact Morgan McGee-Solomon, Project Manager at (302) 395- 2600 or via email at DNREC_WHS_REMEDIATIONINBOX@delaware.gov