Deadline For Completing NJDEP Remedial Investigations Extended For Two Years

On January 21, 2014, Governor Christie signed into law Assembly Bill No. 4543, allowing NJDEP to grant up to 2-year extensions for the completion of environmental “remedial investigations.” Under The Site Remediation Reform Act, remedial investigations are required to be completed by May 7, 2014. The extension option would in many cases obviate the need […]

Extension of May 7, 2014 Remedial Investigation Deadline

Yesterday, Assembly Bill No. 4543 passed in both the Assembly and Senate.  If signed by the Governor, the bill would allow NJDEP to grant up to 2-year extensions for the completion of environmental “remedial investigations.”  Under current law, remedial investigations are required by be completed by May 7, 2014 under the Site Remediation Reform Act.  […]

Extension of 2012 Water Quality Planning Act Sent to Governor

On the last day of the legislative session both the Assembly and Senate passed and sent to Governor Christie a bill extending the 2012 Water Quality Planning Act.   The 2012 law was enacted to avoid the withdrawal of sewer service areas and to require that DEP resume the review and approval of applications for site […]

No News Is Good News? NJ Legislature Winds Down Its Session

The 2012-2013 legislative session will come to a close on reorganization day, January 14. With the thousands of bills having been introduced during the current two year legislative cycle, only 250 bills became law. It was a relatively unremarkable voting session regarding environmental initiatives.  I for one, will be disappointed that many of the alternative […]