Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the 609 Philadelphia Pike Site, Wilmington (DE-1795)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: March 16, 2022
Comments Due: April 5, 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 Gurinder Singh Syan regarding the 609 Philadelphia Pike Site (Site), located at 609 Philadelphia Pike and 5519 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel numbers 06-132.00-092 and 06-132.00-093, 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, March 16, 2022, and will end at the close of business on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager Brenda Haire, 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, Brenda Haire at (302) 395-2600 or