Notice of Public Hearing: Fort DuPont Redevelopment Preservation Corporation Subaqueous Lands Permit Application

Division of Water

Published: Dec. 22, 2021
Comments Due: Jan. 27, 2022

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 beginning at 6:00 p.m. to consider comments from the public on the Subaqueous Lands Permit application for Fort DuPont Redevelopment & Preservation Corp. (Docket #2021-W-P-0021). The Applicant has applied to install approximately 1,600 linear feet of rip-rap shoreline stabilization in Delaware City Branch Canal, at Fort DuPont, 260 Old Elm Avenue, Delaware City, New Castle County, DE.

For additional information on the above matter and to review this application, visit or contact Rebecca Bobola, Division of Water, Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, 89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19904, by phone at (302) 739-9943, or by email at

The web link to the virtual hearing can be accessed through the DNREC Public Hearings site at If prompted for a password, please use: DuPont. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial 1-408-418-9388 and enter the event code 2346 457 0050. Closed-captioning is available by request if made at least 7 days before the event.

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC public hearings must pre-register no later than noon of the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at (302) 739-9001.

The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Wednesday, January 27, 2022. Comments will be accepted in written form via email to, or by using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the following address:

Theresa Smith, Hearing Officer
DNREC — Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901