N.J. Admin. Code § 7:26E-3.3 - Site investigation

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

(a) The purpose of a site investigation is to determine if additional remediation is necessary because contaminants are present at the site or area of concern, or because contaminants have emanated or are emanating from the site or area of concern, above any applicable remediation standard or criterion.
(b) The person responsible for conducting the remediation shall conduct a site investigation when:
1. Any potentially contaminated area of concern is identified during a preliminary assessment required pursuant to 7:26E-3.1;
2. The person responsible for conducting the remediation is an owner or operator of an underground storage tank system that is required to conduct a site investigation pursuant to the Underground Storage of Hazardous Substances Act, 58:10A-21 et seq., and the Underground Storage Tanks rules, N.J.A.C. 7:14B; or
3. A person is ordered to conduct a site investigation by a court or the Department.
(c) The person responsible for conducting the remediation to whom (b) above applies shall conduct a site investigation in accordance with this section and 7:26E-3.4 through 3.14, as applicable.
(d) The person responsible for conducting the remediation who is subject to (b) above shall:
1. Compare all site data with all remediation standards and criteria;
2. Identify as contaminated areas of concern those areas where site data demonstrate that contaminant concentrations exceed any remediation standard or criterion; and
3. Determine if any immediate environmental concern exists.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 7:26E-3.3

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