Landslides In New Jersey, Series DGS06-3, Edition December 2014 (Geol_landslide)

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Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), New Jersey Geological Survey (NJGS)
Publication_Date: 20061212
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title:
Landslides In New Jersey, Series DGS06-3, Edition December 2014 (Geol_landslide)
Edition: 20141201
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Digital Geodata Series
Issue_Identification: DGS06-3
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Trenton, New Jersey
Publisher: NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)
Online_Linkage: <http://www.state.nj.us/dep/njgs/geodata/dgs06-3.htm>
Online_Linkage: <http://www.state.nj.us/dep/njgs/geodata/index.htm>
Online_Linkage: <http://www.nj.gov/dep/gis/geowebsplash.htm>
Description:
Abstract:
This Landslides data contains point and other attributes for historic and recent landslide locations in New Jersey mapped by the New Jersey Geological Survey (NJGS). The landslides have occurred in many parts of the state and include slumps, debris flows, rockfalls and rockslides. Landslides in New Jersey are a geologic hazard in areas with steep to moderate slopes or geologic units prone to failure. They cause damage to utilities, property, and transportation routes. The average annual direct and indirect cost of New Jersey landslides is likely in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. New Jersey landslides have also caused fatalities and injuries. The landslides are caused by heavy rains, weathering, ocean waves, quarrying and construction activities.
Purpose:
The New Jersey Geological Survey has mapped landslide locations (also referred to as mass wasting events) in New Jersey. This information is used by emergency management agencies to plan disaster responses by answering the major questions related to landslide hazards including: Where and when will landslides occur, how big will the landslides be, how fast and how far will they move, what areas will the landslides affect or damage and how frequently do landslides occur in a given locality.
Supplemental_Information:
A landslide is a natural geologic process involving the movement of earth materials down a slope including rock, earth, debris, or a combination of these under the influence of gravity. However, there are a variety of triggers for landslides such as: a heavy rainfall event, earthquakes, or human activity. The rate of landslide movement ranges from rapid to very slow. A landslide can involve large or small volumes of material. Material can move in nearly intact blocks or be greatly deformed and rearranged. The slope may be nearly vertical or fairly gentle (Delano and Wilshusen, 2001).
Landslides are usually associated with mountainous areas but can also occur in areas of generally low relief. In low-relief areas, landslides occur due to steepening of slopes: as cut and fill failures (roadway and building excavations), river bluff failures, collapse of mine waste piles, and a wide variety of slope failures associated with quarries and open-pit mines (USGS, Landslide Types and Process, 2004).
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Calendar_Date: 20141031
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Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.208510
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -73.901289
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.343597
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.888207
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Theme_Keyword: slump block
Theme_Keyword: debris flow
Theme_Keyword: rockfall
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Place_Keyword: State of New Jersey
Place_Keyword: New Jersey
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Stratum_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Stratum_Keyword: surficial
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Use_Constraints:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Data Distribution Agreement
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The data provided herein are distributed subject to the following conditions and restrictions:
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Ted Pallis
Contact_Organization:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Geological and Water Survey
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 29 Arctic Parkway, P. O. Box 420, Mail Code: 29-01
City: Trenton
State_or_Province: New Jersey
Postal_Code: 08625-0420
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (609) 984-6587
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (609) 633-1004
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ted.pallis@dep.nj.gov
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Browse_Graphic_File_Description: Web page with image of landslide locations in New Jersey.
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Attribute accuracy was tested by manually comparing hard copy plots of the digital data with the source materials and interactively queried and verified on the screen.
Logical_Consistency_Report: None
Completeness_Report:
There were about 20 landslides in the NJGS records not included in this data set because the locations could not be accurately mapped from the descriptions of the landslide in the reference material. The reference material for these unmapped landslides is on file at the NJGS.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Landslides were mapped using several methods. First, field reconnaissance was done where there was good locational information and access to the landslide site. These landslides were located using the Global Positioning System (GPS) and were located either in the vicinity of the head or toe of the landslide. The remaining landslides not located with the GPS were located manually because the site was inaccessible. These landslides were placed by manual editing using aerial photography and NJ Department of Transportation roads for base data.
For many of the landslides, the locations are considered approximate locations because of changes in the landscape in these areas since the landslide occurred. In these areas, development or road construction has removed all evidence of the landslide.
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: NA
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Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The landslide sites mapped were gathered from geologic studies, geologic reports, newspaper articles, weather reports, historical documents, masters theses and internet searches. After the landslide locations and attribute information was obtained it was entered into an MS-Access database. This MS-Access database was then imported into ArcGIS v. 9.2. The data was exported from ArcGIS and saved as a shapefile.
The locations of many of the landslide sites in the database were obtained by GPS/GIS technicians using Global Position System receivers.
Certain sites were interactively mapped using aerial photography and NJ Department of Transportation roads coverage files.
Process_Date: 20060908
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
In version June, 2012, 51 new landslide locations were added.
ID Date Type County Municipalty
16 5/14/1893 Debris Flow Burlington Bordentown
22 Unknown Clay digging Bergen Hackensack
81 8/17/1991 Debris Flow Union Summit
186 4/17/2011 Debris Flow Hudson Jersey City
187 8/15/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
188 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Morris Dover
189 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Morris Randolph Twp.
190 8/29/2011 Debris Flow Morris Branchburg Twp.
191 8/28/2011 Slump Morris Boonton
192 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
193 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Sparta Twp.
194 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Sparta Twp.
195 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
196 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
197 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Warren Allamuchy Twp.
198 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Union Summit
199 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Ogdensburg Boro
200 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Morris Roxbury Twp.
201 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
202 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
203 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Hunterdon Delaware Twp.
204 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Hunterdon Delaware Twp.
205 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Hunterdon Delaware Twp.
206 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Hunterdon Delaware Twp.
207 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Hunterdon Delaware Twp.
208 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Monmouth Highlands Boro
209 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Somerset Bernards Twp.
210 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Monmouth Highlands Boro
211 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Frankford Twp.
212 8/28/2011 Slump Sussex Branchville Boro
213 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
214 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Warren Lopatcong Twp.
215 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Morris Boonton
216 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
217 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
218 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Morris Mount Olive Twp.
219 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Bergen Englewood Cliffs Boro
220 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Bergen Tenafly Boro
221 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Bergen Alpine Boro
222 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
223 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
224 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
225 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
226 8/28/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Vernon Twp.
227 3/30/2011 Rockslide Morris Riverdale
228 9/8/2011 Debris Flow Morris Dover
229 9/8/2011 Debris Flow Warren Liberty Twp.
230 9/8/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Sparta Twp.
231 9/8/2011 Debris Flow Morris Washington Twp.
232 9/8/2011 Debris Flow Morris Washington Twp.
233 5/12/2012 Rockslide Bergen Alpine Boro
Process_Date: 20120614
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
In version June 2014, 4 new landslides were added.
ID Date Type County Municipalty
234 8/2011 Debris Flow Sussex Sandyston Twp.
235 11/27/2013 Debris Flow Hudson Jersey City
236 11/29/2013 Rockslide Somerset Watchung Borough
237 03/25/2014 Rockslide Somerset Hillsborough Twp.
Process_Date: 20140609
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
In version October 31, 2014, 34 new landslides were added.
ID DAY TYPE COUNTY MUNICIPALTY
         
238 Unknown Rockfall Warren Allamuchy Twp.
239 Unknown Rockfall Union Berkeley Heights Twp.
240 Unknown Rockfall Hunterdon Bethlehem Twp.
241 Unknown Rockfall Hunterdon Bethlehem Twp.
242 Unknown Rockfall Essex East Orange City
243 Unknown Rockfall Essex East Orange City
244 Unknown Rockfall Bergen Edgewater Boro
245 Unknown Rockfall Sussex Stillwater Twp.
246 Unknown Rockfall Warren Hope Twp.
247 Unknown Rockfall Warren Hope Twp.
248 Unknown Rockfall Warren Hope Twp.
249 Unknown Rockfall Morris Jefferson Twp.
250 Unknown Rockfall Hunterdon Kingwood Twp.
251 Unknown Rockfall Hunterdon Kingwood Twp.
252 04/27/2014 Rockfall Hunterdon Kingwood Twp.
253 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
254 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
255 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
256 Unknown Rockslide Warren Knowlton Twp.
257 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
258 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
259 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
260 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
261 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
262 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
263 Unknown Rockfall Warren Knowlton Twp.
264 08/19/1955 Debris Flow Warren Liberty Twp.
265 Unknown Rockfall Warren Mansfield Twp.
266 01/15/2014 Debris  Flow Hudson North Bergen Twp.
267 Unknown Rockfall Warren Phillipsburg Town
268 Unknown Rockfall Morris Randolph Twp.
269 Unknown Rockfall Morris Riverdale Boro
270 Unknown Debris  Flow Hudson Weehawken
271 Unknown Rockfall Hunterdon West Amwell Twp.
Process_Date: 20141031
Cloud_Cover: 0

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Entity point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 271

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: State Plane Coordinate System
State_Plane_Coordinate_System:
SPCS_Zone_Identifier: 2900
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000328
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000328
Planar_Distance_Units: survey feet
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Datum_Name: North American Vertical Datum of 1988
Altitude_Resolution: 1.000000
Altitude_Distance_Units: feet
Altitude_Encoding_Method:
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: njlandslides
Entity_Type_Definition: Landslides in New Jersey
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ID
Attribute_Definition: Unique ID number
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique entry
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: YEAR
Attribute_Definition: The year the landslide occurred.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique entry
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MONTH
Attribute_Definition: The month the landslide occurred.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DAY
Attribute_Definition: The day the landslide occurred if known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: TIME
Attribute_Definition: The time of day the landslide occurred if known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: TRIGGER_
Attribute_Definition: Cause of the landslide
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: TYPE
Attribute_Definition: The type of landslide.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Debris Flow
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
A debris flow is a form of rapid mass movement in which a combination of loose soil, rock, organic matter, air and water mobilize as a slurry and flows downslope.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: USGS, Landslide Types and Process, 2004.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Rockfall
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Rockfalls are common in roadway cuts and steep cliffs and are abrupt movements of masses of geologic materials, such as rocks and boulders that become detached from steep slopes or cliffs.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: USGS, Landslide Types and Process, 2004.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Rockslide
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Rockslides are the movement of newly detached segments of bedrock sliding on bedding, joint, or fault surfaces or any other surface as a relatively cohesive unit.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Delano and Wilshusen, 2001
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Slump
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Slumps are coherent or intact masses that move downslope by rotational slip on surfaces that underlie and penetrate the landslide deposit.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Briggs and others, 1975
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DAMAGE
Attribute_Definition: Damage caused by the landslide.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Yes
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Damage was caused by landslide.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: No
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: No damage caused by the landslide.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Unknown
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Not known if landslide caused any damage.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FATALITIES
Attribute_Definition: Fatalities caused by the landslide.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: INJURIES
Attribute_Definition: Injuries caused by the landslide.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COUNTY
Attribute_Definition: County where the landslide occurred.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MUNICIPALI
Attribute_Definition: Municipality where the landslide occurred.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NORTHING
Attribute_Definition: Northing coordinate in State Plane feet.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: EASTING
Attribute_Definition: Easting coordinate in State Plane feet.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique entry
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: REFERENCE
Attribute_Definition:
Reference material where the landslide information was gathered.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ROUTE
Attribute_Definition: State or Interstate highway route where the landslide occurred.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MILEPOST
Attribute_Definition: Milepost of landslide on state or interstate highways.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique input
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: QUANTITY
Attribute_Definition: Amount of material in the landslide.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: CY
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Amount of landslide material in Cubic Yards.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Tons
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Amount of landslide material in tons.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COMMENTS
Attribute_Definition: Information about the landslide.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: unique entry
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LOCATION
Attribute_Definition: Method used to locate the landslide.
Attribute_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: GPS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Landslide located by global positioning system.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Aerial Photograph
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Landslide located using aerial photography.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: NJGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
For the attributes, if year was unknown a 0 value was assigned. If month was unknown it was listed at unknown. If damage was unknown it was listed as unknown. If route was not applicable it was listed as 0. If quantity was unknown it was listed as NA.
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: none

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Geological and Water Survey
Contact_Person: NJGS Webmaster
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: Po Box 420, Mail Code:29-01
City: Trenton
State_or_Province: NJ
Postal_Code: 08625-0420
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 609-292-1185
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 609-633-1004
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: njgsweb@dep.nj.gov
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
This organization provides the geographic data as is. This organization makes no guarantee or warranty concerning the accuracy of information contained in the geographic data. Also, this organization makes no warranty either expressed or implied, regarding the condition of the product or its fitness for any particular purpose. The burden for determining fitness for use lies entirely with the user. Although these files have been processed successfully on computers at this organization, no warranty is made by this organization regarding the use of these data on any other system, nor does the fact of distribution constitute or imply any such warranty.
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File_Decompression_Technique: WinZip
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://www.state.nj.us/dep/njgs/geodata/index.htm>
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media: none
Recording_Format: none
Fees: none
Ordering_Instructions:
Contact: State Geologist New Jersey Geological and Water Survey 29 Arctic Parkway PO Box 420, Mail Code:29-01 Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Available_Time_Period:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20141201

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20141201
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Geological and Water Survey
Contact_Person: Ted Pallis
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 29 Arctic Parkway, PO Box 420, Mail Code:29-01
City: Trenton
State_or_Province: New Jersey
Postal_Code: 08625-0420
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (609) 984-6587
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (609) 633-1004
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ted.pallis@dep.nj.gov
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