Croda Inc. NPDES Permit

Division of Water

Published: June 5, 2024
Comments Due: July 4, 2024

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DNREC Notice No. WR20240215
Non-Discrimination Policy
Documents for Review
Fact Sheet
Draft Permit

This office has under consideration the application of:

Applicant Information: Chris Barnett, Site Director, Croda Inc.
Site Tax Map ID: 1001600002
Physical Site Address: 315 Cherry Lane New Castle, Delaware 19720

Project Description: The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, hereby gives notice that Croda Inc. has applied for reissuance of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. DE 0000621 (State Permit WPCC 3127G/74) to discharge storm water to the Delaware River and Magazine Ditch. The facility is located at 315 Cherry Lane, New Castle, Delaware. The facility maintains three outfalls. Outfall 001A is located at Latitude 39° 41’ 30” Longitude 75° 32’ 19”. Outfall 001B is located at Latitude 39° 41’ 26” Longitude 75° 32’ 18”. Outfall 003 is located at Latitude 39° 41’ 41” Longitude 75° 32’ 24”. The facility produces ethylene oxide from ethanol in a continuous process. Side-streams include technical grade monoethylene glycol and polyglycols, and carbon dioxide. On-site process wastewater and sewage are directed to the New Castle County wastewater collection system.

The application for this Public Notice is posted at:

For questions regarding the application and plans, please contact:

Commercial and Government Services Section
DNREC Div. of Water
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901
(302) 739-9948

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 30 days from this notice. A public hearing request shall be deemed meritorious if it exhibits a familiarity with the application and provides a reasoned statement of the action’s probable impact.

Please submit all written comments and/or a meritorious request for a public hearing to the email address