Proposed Plan of Remedial Action for Operable Unit 6 (OU-6) Old Battery Lane Fort Dupont Redevelopment (DE-1618)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances

Published: May 31, 2023
Comments Due: June 20, 2023

The Department invites public comment on a proposal to clean-up Operable Unit 6 (OU-6) Old Battery Lane of the Fort Dupont Redevelopment (DE-1618) located at the intersection of Powers Lane and Hospital Road in Delaware City. OU-6 is the sixth of several Operable Units (OUs) within the over 300-acre Fort Dupont Site that had historically be occupied and operated as a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) and later as the Governor Bacon Health Center. OU-6 was investigated. The remaining areas of the Fort DuPont Redevelopment Site intends to be investigated and redeveloped as part of a revitalization and preservation effort.

Fort Dupont Redevelopment OU-6 Old Battery Lane will be subject to the following key remedial actions: close and abandon the monitoring wells in accordance with state and local regulations and the recording of an Environmental Covenant limiting groundwater withdrawal.

Details of the Proposed Plan are available online at:

The comment period ends on June 20, 2023. For additional information, please contact Morgan McGee-Solomon, Project Manager at (302) 395-2600 or via email at