DNREC extends public comment period through Dec. 31 for Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC’s Delaware air quality regulations construction permit

The logo for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental ControlDOVER – In response to numerous requests from community associations, environmental advocates, and members of the public who attended a Nov. 20 DNREC public hearing on Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC’s application for a construction permit administered by DNREC’s Division of Air Quality, the Department has extended the public comment period on the company’s permit application through close of business Dec. 31, 2018.

On Oct. 19, DNREC received a Regulation No. 1102 Natural Minor Construction Permit Application submitted by Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC to construct a slag grinding, drying, and processing facility at the company’s proposed location for the facility at 501 Christiana Avenue in Wilmington.

Anyone wishing to submit written comment for DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin’s consideration regarding Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC’s construction permit application may do so by emailing DNREC Hearing Officer Lisa Vest at lisa.vest@delaware.gov, or by USPS to Ms. Vest’s attention c/o of DNREC Office of the Secretary, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Comments must be submitted in written form and received by the Department no later than close of business (4:30 p.m.) on Dec. 31 for inclusion in the formal hearing record.

Media contact: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902.

Vol. 48, No. 325