Notification of Public Comment for a Voluntary Cleanup Agreement for the Capitol Cleaners and 429 South Governors Avenue Sites, Dover, Delaware (DE-1018 and 1792)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: March 6, 2022
Comments Due: March 28, 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 Voluntary Cleanup Agreement (VCP). A VCP is an agreement between DNREC and a responsible party with respect to a 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 VCP with the State of Delaware Office of Management and Budget, Division of Facilities Management regarding the Capitol Cleaners and 429 South Governors Avenue sites (Sites), located at 411 and 429 S. Governors Ave., Dover, Delaware. Identified by Kent County as tax parcel numbers 2-05-07709-03-4800-000 and 2-05-07709-03-3700-00001, 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, March 6, 2022 and will end at the close of business on Monday, March 28, 2022. Please submit written comments to the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Rick Galloway at DNREC-RS, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. A copy of the VCP is available by accessing the DNREC-RS’ site files database at

Learn more about this Site and other sites by accessing the web page at or by contacting the DNREC-RS Project Manager, Rick Galloway at (302) 395-2600 or