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Ground Water Permit Information

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will hold a public hearing on Monday, Nov. 15 to accept comments on changes DuPont is proposing for a permit it needs to operate a treatment system it has been using for many years to treat contaminated ground water at its Pompton Works site in Pompton Lakes.

The hearing will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carnevale Center, 10 Lenox Avenue. A transcriber will record all comments made during the hearing. NJDEP will consider all comments and respond to those comments relative to the permit in a Responsiveness Document. The NJDEP will accept written comments until Nov. 30. Comments may be sent to: Frank Faranca, Case Manager, at 401 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625-028. 

In addition, the NJDEP's case management team will be available from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to answer questions about the permit application as well as any other questions about cleanup progress.

  • Earlier Notice and Additional Information

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has extended the public comment period an additional sixty (60) calendar days for comments on the permit renewal. If you have any technical comments on the discharge, please submit them before October 22, 2010 in accordance with the Public Notice linked below. As part of the permit renewal process, DuPont submitted a Ground Water Remedial Action Work Plan Addendum which contains their request for a Permit by Rule. An Explanation of the Permit-by-Rule is also available below to help explain what is covered in this permit. Posted 30 August 2010


DuPont - Pompton Lakes Works
Pompton Lakes, Passaic County
PI# 007411

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