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SRRAListserv ArchivesApril 1, 2010 - 17:32

 

Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) Listserv Archives
April 1, 2010 - [SRRA] Brownfields info; Quarterly Brownfield Roundtable Monday, April 5

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SRRA <SRRA@dep.state.nj.us>
To: srra@listserv.state.nj.us
Date & Time: 4/1/2010 5:32 PM
Subject [SRRA] Brownfields info; Quarterly Brownfield Roundtable Monday, April 5

Greetings, fellow Brownfielders! The agenda for our Quarterly Brownfield Roundtable scheduled for next Monday, April 5 can be found at http://www.nj.gov/dep/srp/brownfields/roundtables/bfrt201004.htm

In addition to our normally scheduled federal and state regulatory updates, we will hear presentations on the state Technical Assistance Grants and Economic Growth Grants. We hope you can take time out of your busy day to join us.

The Site Remediation Reform Act has a significant impact of on the state site remediation program and on the New Jersey brownfield programs. The following is intended to give you a heads up on a November 2010 compliance deadline. We strongly encourage you to become familiar with the Act and the supporting regulations and guidance documents. Those Site Remediation Reform Act guidance documents may be found at

Receptor Evaluations due November 26, 2010
The Site Remediation Reform Act included deadlines for certain activities to be completed, including the requirement to conduct a Receptor Evaluation. Per NJAC 7:26E-1.15, the person responsible for conducting site remediation shall conduct a receptor evaluation pursuant to the requirements of N.J.A.C. 7:26E-1.16 through 1.19. That includes sites with an exceedence of the ground water quality standards, vapor intrusion threats

The person responsible for conducting the remediation shall submit an initial receptor evaluation, on a Receptor Evaluation form available from the Department, by November 26, 2010, or with the submittal of a site investigation report, whichever is later. If you are in the Remedial Investigation phase on a current site, the Receptor Evaluation is due November 26, 2010.

Additional guidance on the Site Remediation Reform Act may be found at http://www.nj.gov/dep/srp/guidance/srra/.

EPA Community-wide Planning Grants announcement
EPA has announced the availability of grant funds and direct assistance (through Agency contract support) and solicits proposals from eligible entities to facilitate community involvement in area-wide planning approaches to brownfields assessment, cleanup and subsequent reuse. Area-wide planning grant funding and technical assistance will be directed to brownfields-impacted areas, such as a neighborhood, district, city block or corridor. EPA anticipates selecting approximately 20 pilot projects through this competitive opportunity. The deadline for proposal receipt (postmarked hard copy or via email) is June 1, 2010.



SRP Brownfields: http://www.nj.gov/dep/srp/brownfields/