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Hamilton Park

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

An clean air advocate has some concerns about the slag grinding facility proposed for near the Port of Wilmington.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Some residents near a proposed slag grinding facility have taken a hard line against it. Others are hoping to work with the company planning to build it.

 


Courtesy of Walan Speciality Construction Products

Residents won a small victory in their ongoing opposition to a slag processing facility hoping to set up shop in Wilmington’s Southbridge neighborhood.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

This story was originally published Sept. 14, 2018.

 

New Castle County has finished surveying residents of two communities along Route 9 about environmental conditions in their neighborhoods— and whether they might ultimately want to relocate, if given the opportunity.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Eden Park and Hamilton Park have been advocating for solutions to the environmental issues in their neighborhoods for years. Newly released results of a community survey show residents' perceptions of these issues—and thoughts on relocation.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

State officials with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control know there are elevated dust levels in Eden Park, but don’t know where exactly the dust is coming from.

 

Last month they installed new equipment that may help them figure that out— by looking at specific components of the dust and tracking those in real time with wind direction.