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Purchasing or developing property? Make sure your Phase I ESA shelf life doesn’t run out.

Much like a property title or lien search, an American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) has become a standard part of the due […]

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NJDEP Supports Community Approach to Brownfield Remediation

Communities seeking remediation of multiple brownfields to promote community-wide development efforts may be interested in the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Brownfields Development Area (BDA) approach. As part of […]

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EPA Extends Effective Date of Risk Management Program Amendments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pushed back the effective date of Amendments to its Risk Management Program (RMP) to February 19, 2019. The amendments would be to the […]

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Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Reporting Deadline Approaching

Does your company meet all of the following criteria? Operates in a specific industry sector (click here for more info on this); employs 10 or more fulltime equivalent employees; manufactures, […]

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New Guidance for Addressing Commingled Plumes

Members of the BEI team attended a seminar recently on the new “Commingled Plume Technical Guidance Document” that was issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) in […]

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Purchasing Real Estate? Do Your Due Diligence Before You Buy.

Before you finalize a real estate purchase, protect yourself against undiscovered environmental liabilities and the significant costs they can incur by engaging in environmental due diligence, a comprehensive process that […]

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When Is a Remediation Funding Source (RFS) Required?

The Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA) mandates that owners of facilities with certain industrial classifications investigate and remediate any environmental issues prior to property transfers when the business is sold […]

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Study: NJ Water Quality Improving

Levels of algae-causing nutrients in the state’s waterways are seeing declines or are remaining at current levels, according to a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) commissioned by the New Jersey Department […]

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New BEI Team Members

BEI is pleased to welcome a number of new people to our team. Ann Fischbach has joined BEI’s Emergency Response Group as Program Manager, bringing with her more than 26 […]

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BEI Uses Innovative ERH Remediation Technology

As part of our commitment to staying on the cutting edge of advancements in environmental remediation, BEI is managing a site cleanup in northern New Jersey using Electric Resistance Heating […]

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January Is Radon Action Month in New Jersey

The NJ Department of Health (DOH) and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are urging the state’s residents to safeguard their and their families’ health by testing their homes […]

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Reporting Non-Emergency Environmental Incidents—There’s an App for That 

A mobile application introduced recently by the NJDEP enables smart phone users to report non-emergency environmental incidents. The app complements the Department’s telephone hotline—877.WARNDEP—which was established many years ago. The […]

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Business Owners: Choosing the Right LSRP Is Key to Successful Remediation

If you’re a business owner with property that requires remediation under the NJDEP site remediation program, choosing the best Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) for your project is critical. As […]

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Would you know if your UST was leaking?

If you have one or more underground storage tanks (USTs) on your property, you are subject to regulatory requirements to maintain the integrity of your USTs to avoid leaks, one […]

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Groundwater—A Precious Resource Highly Vulnerable to Contamination

Groundwater supplies the drinking water for more than half of the people in the U.S. and is a major source of water for irrigation. Yet this previous resource is highly […]

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NJ LSRP Program Helps Drive State’s Commercial Growth

The Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program established by New Jersey’s Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) in 2012 has had a direct impact on spurring commercial development in the state, […]

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EPA Explores State-by-State Impacts of Climate Change

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued reports on the effects of climate change on each of the 50 U.S. states. In our region, most of New Jersey and […]

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Remediation Strategies for Reducing Radiation Exposure

A publication from the International Atomic Energy Association’s Department of Nuclear Energy explores what’s involved in remediation to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation exposure. […]

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EPA Calls for Inspections of Diesel Fuel USTs

Following a recently released report that found moderate or severe corrosion inside both steel and fiberglass diesel fuel underground storage tanks (USTS), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is calling […]

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Purchasing land? Before you sign on the dotted line. . .

Prospective land purchasers should have a professional environmental assessment (EA) of the property conducted before finalizing the agreement. It’s also prudent to have a contingency included in the purchase contract […]

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