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  • Tue January 21, 2014, 3:51 pm
    Site Remediation Extension of Time Bill Gives 2 Additional Years for Completion of Remedial Investigation of Contaminated Sites Two Year of Extension of May 7, 2014 Deadline For Completion of Remedial Investigation of Contaminated Sites For thos...
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  • Mon November 4, 2013, 7:14 pm
    Compensation For Loss of Ocean Views Due to Protective Dunes Upheld Compensation For Loss of Ocean Views Due to Protective Dunes Upheld, Although Protective Benefit of Dunes Must Be Includ...
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  • Sun September 29, 2013, 4:12 pm
    NJ Supreme Court Rejects COAH’s Third Round Regulations New Jersey Supreme Court Rejects COAH’s Third Round Regulations On Thursday, the New Jersey Supreme Court, by a 3...
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  • Thu May 23, 2013, 10:28 am
    De Facto Merger of LP Into LLC Does Not Preclude Transfer of Prior Entity’s Rights May 23 2013 -In I/M/O Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund Innocent Party Grant Application Cliflake Associates LLC...
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  • Tue April 30, 2013, 8:02 pm
    NJ State's Energy Master Plan For Solar Incentives for Dumps and Brownfields - Slow Going According to an article on NJ Spotlight - The state’s Energy Master Plan wants to convert garbage dumps and brownf...
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  • Mon March 25, 2013, 7:14 pm
    Hydraulic Fracturing Update New York Home Rule Power To Curb Fracking Upheld In Lenape v. Town of Avon et al., case number 1060-2012, in New York...
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  • Sun March 24, 2013, 11:39 am
    Creation of Hydraulic Fracturing Performance Standards Shell, Chevron, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Clean Air Task Force, Consol Energy, the EQT Corporation, the Group ...
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  • Tue March 5, 2013, 7:42 pm
    Zoning Protections Lost For Hurricane Sandy Damaged Structures Deemed “Totally” Destroyed The Appellate Division yesterday made it more difficult for property owners trying to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. The...
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  • Fri March 1, 2013, 2:17 pm
    NJ Court Holds That Age Restricted Development May Be Marketed With No Age Restriction March 1 2013 - The Court, in Sharbell Building Company, LLC v. Planning Board of The Township of Robbinsville, held that...
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  • Tue February 5, 2013, 8:15 pm
    NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Requisite Nexus For Liability Under the Spill Act February 5 2013 - In NJ Department. of Environmental Protection v. Dimant, 212 N.J. 153 (2012), the New Jersey Supreme C...
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Site Remediation Extension of Time Bill Gives 2 Additional Years for Completion of Remedial Investigation of Contaminated Sites

 Two Year of Extension of May 7, 2014 Deadline For Completion of Remedial Investigation of Contaminated Sites

 

For those watching the NJDEP deadline for Remedial investigation completion,  Assembly Bill No. 4543,  the Site Remediation Extension of Time bill, passed in both the Assembly and Senate on January 13, 2014. The governor is expected to sign it within 10 days of the General Assembly adoption date of January 6, 2014. Under current law, remedial investigations are required by be completed by May 7, 2014 under the Site Remediation Reform Act. The new date is May 7, 2016 and applications for extension must be filed no later than March 7, 2014 or 30 days after the date of enactment. As part of the application for extension, the responsible party must certify that it has met all of the following conditions to qualify for an extension: 1) that it has retained a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP); 2) that it has submitted required compliance reports; 3) that it has established a Remediation Funding Source (RFS) if required; 4) that if a RFS is not required, it has established a Remediation Trust Fund for the estimated RI cost; 5) that it has paid outstanding NJDEP oversight costs; and 6) that it has paid NJDEP annual fees for remediation and remediation funding source surcharges.  Depending upon how much work is required to complete the RI and establish the Remediation Funding Source or Trust, the application deadline of March 7, 2014  is very tight.

 

Should you be uncertain as to whether you qualify for an extension or need assistance in filing one, please feel free to contact The Law Office of Christopher D. Hopkins. The Law Office of Christopher D. Hopkins, LLC is a boutique law firm located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey committed to providing the highest quality of legal services in the select areas of real estate, land use and environmental law. The firm is committed to working collaboratively with clients to achieve practical, cost effective results- whether it be in complex litigation, transactions, cleanups and/or development projects. The firm provides transactional and litigation counsel to a broad spectrum of clients including private and public corporations, trade associations, nonprofit institutions, banks, real estate investment trusts and individuals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

 



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