Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfield Development Agreement for the Electric Hose and Rubber Site, Wilmington (DE-0174)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Sept. 27, 2020
Comments Due: Oct. 19, 2020
Documents For Review
Brownfield Development Agreement

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) is negotiated a BDA with Brandywine Realty LLC regarding the Electric Hose and Rubber Site (Site), located at 1340 and 1400 East 12th Street Wilmington, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel numbers 26- 045.00-006 and 26-045.00-018, 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, September 28, 2020 and will end at the close of the business day (4:30 p.m.) on Monday, October 19, 2020. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Robert C. Asreen, Jr. at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. A copy of the BDA is available by accessing the DNREC-RS site files in 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, Robert C. Asreen, Jr. at (302) 395-2600 or