Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the 955 River Road, Former Amoco Film Plant Site, New Castle (DE-1152)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: May 24, 2023
Comments Due: June 13, 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 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 955 River Road, LLC regarding the 955 River Road (Former Amoco Film Plant) Site (Site), located at 955 River Road, New Castle, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 1003600006, 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, May 24, 2023 and will end at the close of business on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. Please submit 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 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, Shahroze Ali at (302) 395-2600 or