Recent Developments in Site Remediation: Revised Soil Remediation Standards

On September 18, 2017, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) updated the soil remediation standards for nineteen contaminants. These changes, which took effect on September 18, 2017, are significant for persons responsible for remediating contaminated property, environmental professionals, and potential purchasers of contaminated sites, as the new standards may impact remediation requirements.  The […]

DEP Establishes Stringent Drinking Water Standards for Emerging Contaminants

In November 2017, DEP announced stringent standards for the treatment of certain Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), making New Jersey the first state to set formal Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) requiring statewide testing of public drinking water systems for perfluorooctoanic acid (PFOA) and perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA). Historically, PFAS were used in a wide variety of […]