Regulatory Agency: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, (NJDEP)
Contaminants: Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Metals, Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Remediation: Soil Excavation
Treatment: Offsite Disposal
Scope: Investigate, Remediate and Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP)Project Summary
- ESI reviewed historical remediation work conducted at 26 natural gas utility sites under NJDEP oversight to determine compliance status for case closure by an LSRP.
- Investigative activities at some of the sites identified contaminants in soil requiring remediation.
- Soil remediation consisted of excavation and off-site disposal.
- Within four years, RAOs were issued for 25 of the 26 sites.
A major natural gas utility company investigated and remediated contaminated soil at several of its New Jersey natural gas metering and regulating stations in the 1990s through 2012 under the NJDEP’s Voluntary Cleanup Program.