N.J. Admin. Code § 7:26E-1.16 - Receptor evaluation-ecological

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The person responsible for conducting the remediation shall conduct an ecological receptor evaluation as follows:
1. Determine if any environmentally sensitive natural resource, other than ground water:
i. Are present on the site or area of concern;
ii. Are adjacent to the site or area of concern; or
iii. May be, have been, or are impacted by contamination from the site or area of concern; and
2. Determine if any contaminant concentration is present at the site or area of concern that exceeds any ecological screening criterion or any aquatic surface water quality standard.
(b) If an environmentally sensitive natural resource is identified pursuant to (a)1 above and contaminant concentrations are present at the site or area of concern that exceed any ecological screening criterion or any aquatic surface water quality standard, then the person responsible for conducting the remediation shall conduct a remedial investigation of ecological receptors pursuant to 7:26E-4.8.
(c) If no environmentally sensitive natural resource is identified pursuant to (a)1 above, or if no contaminant concentration at the site or area of concern exceeds any ecological screening criterion or any aquatic surface water quality standard, then a remedial investigation of ecological receptors is not required.
(d) This section does not apply to a person responsible for conducting the remediation of an underground storage tank storing heating oil for on-site consumption in a one-to-four family residential building.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 7:26E-1.16
Amended by 50 N.J.R. 1715(b), effective 8/6/2018

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