Notification of Negotiations for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the Borden Chemical Co Smyrna Site, (DE-0022)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Dec. 3, 2023

Pursuant to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA), 7 Del. C. Chapter 91, §9126, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is required to issue a public notice within twenty days after entering into negotiations for a Certified Brownfields Development Agreement (BDA). A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Certified Brownfields Developer with respect to a Certified Brownfield Site that sets forth a scope of work and schedule of remedial activities during the development of the Site.

DNREC’s Remediation Section (DNREC-RS) is negotiating a BDA Wheatleys Pond Plaza LLC. regarding the Borden Chemical Co Smyrna Site (Site), located at 4474 Wheatleys Pond Road, Clayton, Delaware. Identified by Kent County as tax parcel number 3-00-01800001-1300-00001 the Site may have had a release of hazardous substances as a result of historical activities on site. For more information, please see DNREC’s navigator at:

Learn more about this Site and other Certified Brownfield sites by accessing the web page at or by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Mariya Chiger at (302) 395-2600 or