DNREC extends public comment period through March 3 on Blessings Greenhouse and Compost Milford facility’s Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters permit application

DOVER – Due to the volume of requests and interest expressed at a Jan. 25 public hearing regarding an application by Blessings Greenhouses and Compost’s Milford facility for a Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Transporters Permit, DNREC Hearing Officer Lisa Vest announced that the record will remain open through March 3 to allow more time for concerned groups and individuals to submit additional public comment.

DNREC’s Groundwater Discharges Section received a Non-Hazardous Liquid Waste Haulers Permit application Nov. 2, 2016 from Blessings to transport dissolved air flotation (DAF) cake from Perdue Foods LLC, located at 255 North Rehoboth Boulevard in Milford to Blessings Greenhouses and Compost’s Milford facility at 9372 Draper Road. The company’s application, hearing transcript, and exhibits for the proposed permit are available for inspection at DNREC’s Richardson & Robbins Building in Dover by contacting Kathy Potter via email at Katharyn.Potter@delaware.gov or by phone at (302) 739-9948 in advance to arrange for viewing.

Anyone wishing to submit public comment for the DNREC Secretary’s consideration before ruling on Blessings Greenhouses and Compost Facility’s application for a Liquid Waste Transporters Permit may email their comments (preferred) to Hearing Officer Lisa Vest, or submit via U.S. Mail to Ms. Vest, c/o DNREC, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901, or FAX comments to (302) 739-1174. Comments will be accepted through DNREC close of business Friday, March 3. Comments must be submitted in written form for inclusion in the formal hearing record.

Vol. 47, No. 36