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NJDEP Ground Water Remedial Action Permits

Posted on September 17th, 2015

Peter Sorge, LSRP with JMS, participated in a panel at the Cooperative Venture Project (CVP) and Site Remediation Advisory Group (SRAG) Group Meeting on September 16 at the NJDEP....more


NJDEP Online Enhances its Offerings

Posted on May 26th, 2015

Most recently, the NJDEP added the capability to upload Remedial Investigation Reports (RIR) through NJDEP Online, and offered training for this feature on May 20, 2015....more


SRRA Notice of Rule Proposal Regarding Site Remediation Profession Licensing Board

Posted on January 5th, 2015

The Site Remediation Reform Act established a new process for remediating sites. This included the establishment of a Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board to oversee licensing and performance of Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs). New rules were recently proposed regarding the following responsibilities of the Board:...more


Passage of the May 7, 2014 RIR Deadline!

Posted on May 15th, 2014

JMS is pleased to report that it has successfully submitted a Remedial Investigation Report or completed the extension request for all of its cases that were subject to the May 7, 2014 deadline....more


Picking up the Pace: SRRA, LSRPs and a Shift in NJ Environmental Policy

Posted on November 26th, 2012

In the pre-LSRP world, property owners (i.e., Responsible Parties) and consultants worked at varied paces. Many remediation projects were conducted under the voluntary cleanup program and even in cases where the cleanup was required, the NJDEP rarely used enforcement measures to force responsible parties and property owners to move expeditiously on low risk sites. Projects would often stagnate because the necessary resources were not available or while waiting for NJDEP to respond on submissions....more


JM Sorge, Inc. Selected by North Brunswick

Posted on January 20th, 2012

JM Sorge was recently selected by the Township of North Brunswick to be one of its Environmental Engineer....more


JMS Adds a Third LSRP

Posted on December 16th, 2011

JM Sorge’s latest addition to the LSRP program is Jim Vander Vliet....more


Second Opinion – LSRP

Posted on December 16th, 2011

Over the past few years at the NJDEP, there have been a lot of changes; new regulations, new guidance, etc., and let’s not forget the NJDEP’s move to bring all NJ Site Remediation cases into LSRP program by May 2012. While this change will likely increase the rate at which cases are processed and closed and possibly stimulate the economy by freeing up development and real estate transactions, it may also raise concerns for property owners. In the past, the NJDEP has had a presence on every environmental case to ensure protection of human health and the environment, and to ensure compliance with regulations. In this new world, that role has changed, and now that role is played by the consultant, or LSRP. With this arrangement, it is more important than ever for clients to trust that their consultants are competent and will “do the right thing.”...more


Site Remediation Program Licensing Board

Posted on October 7th, 2011

When the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) was enacted in 2009 It provided for the establishment of a Site Remediation Program Licensing Board (SRPLB) to oversee the Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs) who would implement the Act. The Act further specified that the SRPLB would be comprised of a diverse group of individuals representing industry, state regulators, academia, the environmental community, and LSRPs themselves. The result being a group of individual possessing a variety of viewpoints which represent all of the various groups affected by the new law....more


JM Sorge Celebrates 25 Years as New Jersey Environmental Consulting Firm

Posted on September 9th, 2011

JM Sorge, Inc., a leading NJ environmental firm, is celebrating its twenty-fifth year in business. JM Sorge, Inc. (JMS) provides environmental services such as investigation and remediation design, liability and risk assessment, brownfield redevelopment, regulatory compliance and permitting, and NJ LSRPs....more


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