Notification of Extension of The Public Comment Period for a Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for the Barbara Hicks Park Site, Wilmington, Delaware (DE-1804)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: March 5, 2023
Comments Due: April 7, 2023

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – Remediation Section (“DNREC-RS”) invited public comment for a Proposed Plan of Remedial Action (PPRA) on Sunday, February 12, 2023. The notice was set to conclude on March 6, 2023. After members of the public asked for more time to review the PPRA, the DNREC-RS is extending the public comment period for an additional 30 days to April 7, 2023. The Proposed Plan of Remedial Action (Proposed Plan) summarizes the clean-up (remedial) actions that are being proposed to address contamination found at the Site for public comment.

The Barbara Hicks Park Site is located at 410-420 Bradford Street in Wilmington, Delaware, and consists of eight tax parcels: 26-058.00-002, 26-058.00-006, 26-058.00-009, 26- 058.00-003, 26-058.00-004, 26-058.00-005, 26-058.00-007 and 26-058.00-008. The site is a community park and recreational space surrounded by residential and commercial buildings. For more information, please see DNREC’s navigator at:

The original public comment period was due to expire at close of business on March 6, 2023. The new comment period has been extended for an additional 30 days and will start on Sunday, March 5, 2023, and will end at the close of business on Friday, April 7, 2023. Pursuant to Del C. Ch. 9112, the public may also request a public hearing regarding this Proposed Plan. Please submit all written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager Shahroze Ali, at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, or via e-mail to

A copy of the proposed plan is available by accessing the DNREC-RS’ site files database at

Learn more about this site and other sites by accessing the web page at or by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Shahroze Ali at (302) 395-2600 or