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Applications Available for NJ DEP 2018 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards

New Jersey individuals, businesses, institutions, communities, organizations, and youth are invited to showcase their environmental accomplishments by submitting nominations to the annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards program. Bestowed for making […]

New from EPA: Electronic Hazardous Waste Tracking System

A new Hazardous Waste Electronic Mainifest System (e-Manifest) for shipments of hazardous waste was launched by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on June 30, 2018. The Association of State […]

EPA Proposes More Stringent Dust-Lead Standards

To help reduce risks to children from exposure to dust-lead, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new standards for lead found in dust on floors and window sills. […]

Progress Made by SRRA and LSRP Program Highlighted in NJDEP Podcast

An informative NJDEP audio podcast profiles New Jersey’s Site Remediation and Waste Management Program (SRWMP), which administers laws and regulations concerning contaminated sites, recycling and disposal of solid waste with […]

Finding the Contamination–And the Source

Prospective property buyers seeking an environmental assessment before acquiring a site know that detecting the presence of contaminants is a key part of due diligence. However, for property owners determining […]

A Site Remediation “Wish List”

Site remediation recommendations that would help promote smart growth development were among items on a “wish list” presented by the regulated community at the recent “What’s on the Environmental Horizon” […]

BEI Welcomes New Environmental Scientist II

Evan Manganaro has joined the BEI team as an Environmental Scientist II. During his four years of experience in environmental consulting and laboratory work, Evan has developed a strong understanding […]

Welcome, New Team Members

BEI is pleased to welcome two new team members to our professional staff. Chris Del Monico, BEI Geologist and Project Manager, brings with him 19 years’ experience in site remediation […]

NJDEP Introduced Web Page on Contaminants of Emerging Concern

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has added a web page dedicated to information on contaminants of emerging concern to its website. The Department defines contaminants of emerging concern […]

NJ Is First State to Set MCLs for PFOA and PNFA in Drinking Water

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will set formal Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for perfluoroctoanic acid (PFOA) and perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA). The move, which requires statewide testing of […]

EPA Awards New Jersey Grants for Environmental Programs

New Jersey now has more funds for environmental initiatives thanks to three grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) totaling $16.7 million. A $15.9 million Performance Partnership Grant will […]

BEI Project Manager Jeff McCurdy Earns LSRP Designation

With his successful completion of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) exam, Jeff McCurdy, a project manager for BEI, has become the newest member of our team of seven LSRPs. […]

NJ Receives $70M for Wastewater / Drinking Water Systems Upgrades

New Jersey was awarded nearly $70 million by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support a range of water infrastructure projects to safeguard public health and the environment. New […]

BEI Supports NJ Redevelopment and Environmental Causes

BEI recently co-sponsored two Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) events—a CIANJ Real Property Roundtable on urban revitalization and a leadership event hosted by Steve Adubato. Our firm […]

The Changing Landscape of Environmental Contaminants

The number and kind of contaminants that affect our environment are continually changing due to the evolving nature of contaminant sources, such as hormones, plastics, pharmaceuticals, fuel additives, industrial additives, […]

NJ Contaminated-Site Cleanup Program Marks Milestone

Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs) in New Jersey have issued 10,000 Response Action Outcomes (RAOs) since they were given the authority to implement on-the-ground investigations and remediation work through the […]

BEI Attends Commercial Real Estate Conference

At BEI, we strive to stay abreast of the latest developments in our clients’ industries. As part of that effort, Jeff Magdon, LSRP, a BEI project manager, attended the Commercial Real […]

Applications for 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Now Available

New Jersey is once again encouraging the state’s environmental, academic, business, science, government, nonprofit, and youth leaders to submit nominations for its annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards (GEEA). Recognizing outstanding […]

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 […]

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 […]