Notification of Public Comment for a Brownfields Development Agreement for the Interstate Brands Corporation Site, 3001 Bowers Street, Wilmington (DE-1774)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Oct. 10, 2021
Comments Due: Nov. 1, 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 Certified Brownfields Development Agreement (BDA). A BDA is an agreement between DNREC and a Certified Brownfields 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 East Side Community Learning Center Foundation. regarding the Interstate Brands Corporation Site (Site), located at 3001 Bowers Street, Wilmington, Delaware. Identified by New Castle County as tax parcel number 26-030.00-030 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 Sunday, October 10, 2021, and will end at the close of business, 4:30 PM, on November 1, 2021. 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