Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for 532-540 Old Barksdale Road (DE-1747)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: Oct. 12, 2022
Comments Due: Nov. 1, 2022

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) – Remediation Section (RS) invites public comment on a proposal to address the 532-540 Old Barksdale Road Site (DE-1747) located at 532-540 Old Barksdale Road in Newark, Delaware. The site is approximately 1.27 acres in size and contains New Castle County tax parcels 1802500134, 1802500135, 1802500347. Prospective use of the Site is anticipated to be development of a residential complex consisting of one 5-story apartment building.

The 532-540 Old Barksdale Road Site will be subject to the following remedial actions:

  • Recording of an Environmental Covenant (EC) that restricts groundwater withdrawal for consumptive use
  • Development and compliance with a Contaminated Materials Management Plan (CMMP)
  • Requesting of a Certification of Completion of Remedy (COCR)

Details of the Proposed Plan are available at the office of DNREC-RS online at:

The comment period ends on November 1, 2022. For additional information, please contact Tyler Sharretts, Hydrologist I (Project Manager) at (302) 395-2600 or via email at