First Five-Year Review for Munitions Response Action
at Fort Miles Military Reservation
Formerly Used Defense Site, Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware
All Interested Parties:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has posted the five year report on the environmental remediation of the former Fort Miles Military Reservation for public comment and review.
The report is titled “Five Year Review Report: First Five Year Review for Munitions Response Action at Fort Miles Military Reservation Formerly Used Defense Site, Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware.” This review is based on the work completed in 2008 at the former Fort Miles Military Reservation, now the Cape Henlopen State Park. The purpose of the Five-Year Review for a military munitions response action is to determine whether the response action at the site continues to minimize hazards from the former military use of the property.
The report is located in the Fort Miles Administrative Record File at the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, Del., 19958. Comments can be made in writing at the library. In addition, the report is posted for online comment at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, website at
All public comments will be addressed in an appendix to the report. Any comments bearing on further remediation of the site will also be reviewed and addressed.
Public involvement is a key component of the plan. The Corps will accept oral and written comments from all interested community members during the public comment time period from Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, to Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
Written comments on the plan must be postmarked no later than Sept. 21, 2013. Public comments can be mailed or emailed to:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Attn: Public Affairs
P.O. Box 1715
Baltimore, MD 21203-1715