Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Permit Applications

Division of Water

Published: Jan. 20, 2021
Comments Due: Feb. 9, 2021

Subaqueous Lands Permit and Water Quality Application 

Diamond State Port Corporation (2606700003 dredging & 2607000003 disposal site) – To conduct annual maintenance dredging to depths 35-38 feet below mean low water, removing up to 750,000 cubic yards of material from the Christina River during a 10-year period from berths 1-7 at the Port of Wilmington, located at 1 Hausel Road in Wilmington, and to transport dredged material via steel pipeline to the Pedricktown South confined disposal facility in Oldmans Township, Salem County, New Jersey and/or the Wilmington Harbor South confined disposal facility in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware.

These Documents/Applications above are available for review by contacting:

Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

If you have any comments, please return this memo to this office by February 9, 2021.

A public hearing on the above applications will NOT be held unless the Secretary of DNREC determines that a public hearing is in the public interest or if a written meritorious objection to the application is received within 20 days from this notice. Please indicate in your letter whether your intention is to request a public hearing or whether you are simply providing comments for the Department’s consideration. If a public hearing is desired, please be advised that a public hearing request shall be deemed meritorious if it exhibits familiarity with the application and provides a reasoned statement of the action’s probable impact.