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NJDEP Ecological Evaluation

The NJDEP Ecological Evaluation Technical Guidance, dated February 2015, Version 1.3 was created in order to “…to provide efficient and streamlined tiered guidance for the evaluation of ecological risk and aquatic and terrestrial habitats associated with contaminated sites.”  In other words, an Ecological Evaluation (EE) is conducted in order to determine if remedial actions are […]

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New Jersey Lead Sampling in Schools Update

  TTI attended the NJDOE/NJDEP partnered training session on Lead Sampling in School Facilities this week. The deadline to have your schools tested for lead in water is quickly approaching (July 2017) and the new regulation requires a plan to be developed prior to any sample collection. This plan requires a large amount time and […]

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All New Jersey Schools to be Tested for Lead in Water

Many of our school and daycare clients have reached out to us regarding their concern over the lead in water testing to seek our expertise. This lead issue whether it’s coming from paint or your pipes is here to stay. New Jerseyans over the last several months have gone thru the various stages of this […]

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Lead in Water Testing – Guidance for Schools and Child Care Facilities

The NJDEP has recommended that schools implement their own program to reduce lead levels in the drinking water. To assist districts that decide to test for lead in the water in their school buildings, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a guidance document Lead in Drinking Water: Guidance for Schools and Child Care […]

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Assembly Bill 3954 proposes new NJ State Water Safety Standard for chemical 1,2,3 – TCP found in Moorestown wells.

Sources – Burlington County Times 3/24/15 and State of New Jersey 216th Legislature, Assembly, Bill No. 3954 Six years ago, in March 2009, a New Jersey state advisory panel recommended adopting a water safety standard for an unregulated chemical. Since that time the NJDEP has not acted on that nor a dozen others chemicals noted […]

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TTI proud to announce Kristin Kaeser as LSRP

TTI is pleased to announce that Kristin Kaeser, Senior Environmental Project Supervisor recently achieved her LSRP – Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) Certification. As an LSRP, Kristin joins an elite group of environmental professionals with expanded authorities and responsibilities for oversight of environmental remediation and investigations under the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) and is […]

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New DAF calculation raises impact to groundwater screening levels.

From NJDEP SRRA – The default Dilution-Attenuation Factor (DAF) used for calculating Impact to Ground Water Soil Remediation Standards (IGWSRS) has been updated from its previous value of 13 to a new value of 20.   This change results in new default impact to ground water soil screening levels, which are listed in an updated Soil-Water […]

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Legislation Passes for 2014 Remedial Action Due Date Extended 2 Years – on its way to Governor Christie for Signature.

On January 14, 2014, Assembly Bill No. 4543 passed in both the NJ Assembly and Senate.  Under current law, remedial investigations are required by be completed by May 7, 2014 under the Site Remediation Reform Act.  Governor Christie is expected to sign the bill which would allow NJDEP to grant up to 2-year extensions for […]

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Proposed Extension to the May 7, 2014 Statutory Deadline to Complete a Remedial Investigation

New Jersey Senators Bob Smith and Christopher “Kip” Bateman have drafted legislation, Senate Bill No. 3075, to provide an extension to the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) statutory deadline to complete a remedial investigation by May 7, 2014.  The NJDEP may grant an extension to allow completion of the remedial investigation, prior to NJDEP taking […]

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Expansion of NJDEP’s online submittal capabilities

Currently NJDEP online supports the electronic submission of LSRP Notification of Retention or Dismissal and Remediation Fee Assessment.   NJDEP plans to add in the immediate future the following commonly used forms to their submission portal: General Information Notification (GIN) for ISRA Tank Closure Notification Discharge Notification NJDEP also plans to have the capabilities for Remedial […]

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