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PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) Soil Remediation

Posted on July 31st, 2012

JM Sorge, Inc. (JMS) was retained by a property owner in Union County, New Jersey to complete the clearance of their property under the New Jersey Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA). An earlier investigation conducted by others identified polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the onsite soil at concentrations above 50 ppm. Due to the high concentrations of PCBs, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that a Self-Implementing Cleanup and Disposal Plan (SIP) be submitted and approved before remediation of the PCB waste can commence....more


Remedial Priority Scoring System Update

Posted on July 5th, 2012

The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has begun sending letters to Responsible Parties and site owners regarding site specific information that will be used to ultimately calculate a Remedial Priority Score (RPS) for a site. The RPS then determines the site’s category (1 through 5). The RPS system was explained in a previous blog article (April 16, 2012)....more


The First New Jersey LSRP Exam

Posted on July 2nd, 2012

The New Jersey Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board and the Licensed Site Remediation Professional Association (LSRPA) offered the first New Jersey LSRP exam on Monday May 14, 2012. The first exam was offered in two locations and was only open to candidates that currently hold a temporary license. The candidates were given three and one half hours to answer 165 multiple choice questions. Examinees were sworn to secrecy with regard to revealing the contents of the exam so no specifics are offered here, but suffice to say the exam ran the gamut of the regulatory requirements for site remediation in New Jersey and also covered some project management and practical financial and administrative issues....more


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