On July 3, 2023, DEP issued notices of adoption accepting new and changed State Plan Policy Map Planning Area (“PA”) and Community Development (“CD”) boundaries, approved by the State Planning Commission as the boundaries for Coastal PAs and CAFRA Centers and Nodes, for Brick Township and Stafford Township. The map amendments being implemented by DEP […]

First Of Its Kind With More To Follow: NJDEP Settlement Proposal Addresses PFAS Contamination

Co-Authored by Matthew L. Capone On June 28, 2023, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) reached a proposed settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC (“Solvay”) over Solvay’s discharging of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) and other contaminants into public drinking water during Solvay’s thirty-year operation of a 243-acre chemical manufacturing plant in […]

NJDEP Creates Avenue for Prioritized RAP Application Review

Co-Authored by Matthew L. Capone The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) has instituted a new procedure for expediting the evaluation and review of certain Remedial Action Permit (“RAP”) Applications through the creation of a new Application Addendum form, available here. This Application Addendum form allows a RAP applicant to be considered for prioritized […]