Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the 1400 S. Dupont Site, New Castle (DE-1796)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Oct. 5, 2022
Comments Due: Oct. 25, 2022

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 1400 DuPont LLC regarding the 1400 S. DuPont Site (Site), located at 1400 S. DuPont Highway, New Castle, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 12-013.00-006, 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 Wednesday, October 5, 2022, and will end at the close of business on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager Kevin Popowich, at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720, or via e-mail to

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, Kevin Popowich at (302) 395-2600 or