Sierra Club Petitions EPA to Stop New Jersey From Using Private Companies to Oversee Cleanups

Posted by on Dec 31, 2009 in DEP Rules, Site Remediation

By Henry T. Chou, Esq.
On December 30, 2009, the Sierra Club petitioned the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to halt New Jersey’s implementation of the Licensed Site Remediation Program, which would shift regulatory oversight of contaminated sites from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to private engineers licensed by a State Board.

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