Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the 1000 Eastlawn Avenue Site, Wilmington (DE-1739)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: April 18, 2021
Comments Due: May 10, 2021

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 Brownfield Development Agreement (BDA). A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Brownfield 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) negotiated a BDA with Wilmington Neighborhood Conservancy Land Bank Corporation. regarding the 1000 Eastlawn Avenue (Site), located at 1000 Eastlawn Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 26-023.40-045, 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:

The public comment period begins on Monday, April 19, 2021 and will end at the close of business on Monday, May 10, 2021. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager, John Costa at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. A copy of the BDA is available by accessing the DNREC-RS’ site files database 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, John Costa at (302) 395-2600 or