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Practical Considerations in Real Estate Transactions in Light of SRRA

Posted in Remediation Oversight

Article originally published in New Jersey Law Journal. In an effort to expedite the remediation of more than 20,000 contaminated sites, New Jersey passed the Site Remediation and Reform Act (SRRA) on May 7, 2009. SRRA transferred the responsibility of overseeing most cleanups in the state from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)… Continue Reading

NJDEP to Rank Contaminated Properties Based Upon Environmental Risk

Posted in Managing Environmental Risk in Transactions

Over the next three to four weeks, the NJDEP will be sending letters to the responsible parties for all contaminated properties in New Jersey (other than residential properties) providing the NJDEP’s proposed ranking for each site.  Responsible parties will have only about 60 days to “challenge” those rankings. The Site Remediation Reform Act, passed in… Continue Reading

New Requirements to Address Immediate Environmental Concerns

Posted in Remediation Oversight

The Site Remediation Reform Act enacted on May 7, 2009, and codified at N.J.S.A 58:10C-1 et seq. (“SRRA”), its implementing regulations, and amendments to the Technical Requirements for Site Remediation include new requirements in addressing environmental issues that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) deem to be a public health threat and categorize… Continue Reading

Cole Schotz Secures One of the First Response Action Outcomes

Posted in Remediation Oversight

On November 4, 2009, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) issued regulations for the new site remediation requirements under the Site Remediation Reform Act. One of the most significant requirements of the new law is that all new cleanup cases are required to be competed through the use of a Licensed Site Remediation… Continue Reading

Interim Regulations Passed That Revamp New Jersey’s Site Remediation Program

Posted in Remediation Oversight

The Administrative Requirements For Remediation Of Contaminated Sites (“ARRCS”) were promulgated on November 4, 2009. These interim rules were issued pursuant to the Site Remediation Reform Act (“SRRA”) that was passed on May 7, 2009, which changes the way investigation and cleanups are conducted in New Jersey. These interim regulations include significant modifications to the… Continue Reading

Governor Corzine Signs Site Remediation Reform Act

Posted in Remediation Oversight

On May 7, 2009, Governor Jon Corzine signed into law the Site Remediation Reform Act (the “Law”) that will overhaul the way investigations and cleanups are done in New Jersey. The Governor concurrently signed Executive Order #140 that clarifies certain provisions to the Law (http://www.state.nj.us/infobank/circular/eojsc140.htm). The Law addresses the overburdened New Jersey Department of Environmental… Continue Reading