Notice Of Public Hearing: Congo Funeral Home

Division of Air Quality

Published: July 12, 2020
Documents For Review
Permit Application

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Air Quality, will conduct a public hearing (Docket #2020-P-A-0019) on the natural minor construction permit application for Congo Funeral Home at their 100 N. Cleveland Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, New Castle County facility.  Congo Funeral Home has submitted a construction permit application for a crematory unit.  Should the permit be issued, the facility will be permitted to emit 0.35 lb/hr and 0.70 TPY of Particulate Matter (PM), 0.19 lb/hr and 0.40 TPY of Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), 0.31 lb/hr and 0.60 TPY of Nitrogen Oxides (NOX), 0.26 lb/hr and 0.50 TPY Carbon Monoxide (CO), and 0.03 lb/hr and 0.05 TPY of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) by Permit# APC-2020/0177-CONSTRUCTION. 

Public Hearing

A virtual public hearing will be held on the application on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, beginning at 6 pm.

Please note that live comments will not be accepted during the virtual hearing. Written comments may be submitted to the Hearing Officer via the online comment form at, via email to, or via USPS to the below address. The Department will accept public comment through Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

Lisa A. Vest, Hearing Officer
Office of the Secretary
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

For additional information on the above matters, including how to connect, and to review this application, visit or contact Tracy Mattson, Division of Air Quality, 100 W Water Street, Suite 6A, Dover, DE 19904, by phone at (302) 739-9402, or by email at