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Legislative Reform Stakeholder Process

On October 23, 2006, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Lisa Jackson presented testimony [pdf 68 Kb] before the Senate Environment Committee on Needed Reforms to the Site Remediation Program. Public testimony was also provided on November 27, 2006 by members of various constituent organizations. In response to that testimony, Senator Robert Smith asked the Commissioner to convene a stakeholder group to frame out the legislative issues and make recommendations to the legislature.

Assistant Commissioner Irene Kropp organized the stakeholder group to provide input on NJDEP recommendations for legislation for the up coming legislative session.

Stakeholder Group Contact Information

First Name Last Name Organization Emails
Stewart Abrams Langan Engineering
Ana Baptista Ironbound Community Corporation
Buddy Bealer American Petroleum Council - NJ Chapter
Jorge Berkowitz Langan Engineering
Christian Bollwage City of Elizabeth
David Brogan NJ Business & Industry Assn.
Valorie Caffee NJ Work Environment Council
Paul Chrystie Coalition for Affordable Housing and Environment
Eric DeGesero Fuel Merchants Association of NJ
Kevil Duhon Senate Democratic Office
Michael Egenton NJ Chamber of Commerce
Kelly Francis

Camden County NAACP

Fax: 856-342-8006
Kim Gaddy North Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance (EJA)
Glenn Gilmore Hamilton Township
Judy Horowitz NJ Office of Legislative Services
John Hutchison Senate Republican Office
Adam Liebtag Communication Workers of America
Kate McDonnell Assembly Democratic Office
Peter Montague Environmental Research Foundation
Joe Morris Interfaith Community Organization (Jersey City)
William Muzychko Trenton BEST Committee
Jane Nogaki NJ Environmental Federation (NJEF)
Douglas Palmer City of Trenton
Olga Pomar Camden Regional Legal Services, Inc.
Andrew Robins NJ Builders Association
Tony Russo NJ Chemistry Council
Steven Senior Riker, Danzig
Thea Sheridan Assembly Republican Office
Mark Smith Smith Pizzutillo LLC
Sheryl Telford Dupont Corporation
Jeff Tittel Sierra Club - NJ Chapter
Neil Yoskin Sokol, Behot and Fiorenzo

Schedule of Stakeholder Sessions

February 20, 2007: Opening General Discussion and Development of Agenda Meeting Minutes [pdf 112 Kb]
March 6, 2007: DEP caseload analysis and Workload Relief Options Meeting Minutes w/Handouts [pdf 205 Kb]
April 9, 2007: Municipal Issues Meeting Minutes [pdf 66 Kb]
May 4, 2007: Environmental Insurance and Workload Relief Options II Meeting Minutes (Draft Condensed) [pdf 156 Kb]
May 17, 2007: Public Involvement; Cumulative Risk; Site Prioritization Meeting Minutes (Draft Condensed) [pdf 179 Kb]
June 1, 2007: Remedy Selection and Engineering / Institutional Controls Meeting Minutes (Draft Condensed) [pdf 192 Kb]
June 22, 2007: Public Participation and Prescriptive v. Performance Remediation Meeting Minutes [pdf 185 Kb]
June 29, 2007: Schools & Risk Based Corrective Action

Meeting Minutes [pdf 210 Kb]


April 18, 2008 Legislative Reform Update Meeting Minutes [pdf 28 Kb]
Other Meetings to Be Arranged

Site Remediation Reform Act
(PL 2009 c.60)

Note to Licensed Site Remediation
Professionals (LSRP) Applicants

The Rutgers course "Site Remediation Basics" fulfills the requirements for LSRP applicants to have completed a generally recognized course on NJDEP’s technical guidance for site remediation. For information or to register contact
LSRP Rutgers Programs - 732-932-9271 x630 Registration Unit

Site Remediation Reform Presentation [pdf 47 Kb]  Updated 20 July 2009

Implementation Timeline with Tasks [pdf 35 Kb]
Updated 14 May 2009

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