Revisions proposed to New Jersey Statewide Water Supply Plan

Revisions proposed to New Jersey Statewide Water Supply Plan

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released draft revisions to the New Jersey Statewide Water Supply Plan for the first time since 1996.  The New Jersey Water Supply Management Act (N.J.S.A. 58:1A-1 et. seq.) directs the DEP to develop and periodically revise the New Jersey Statewide Water Supply Plan to improve the management and protection of the state’s water …

How to Obtain Non-Residential Fee Refund

How to Obtain Non-Residential Fee Refund

Hopefully, by this time, all of you know that Governor Corzine signed Legislation that would substantially revise the obligation of developers under Assembly Bill 500 to contribute 2.5 % of the assessed value of nonresidential developments to either the municipality’s affordable housing trust fund or the New Jersey Affordable Housing Trust Fund, if the municipality isn’t authorized to accept nonresidential development …

Site Remediation Act

Site Remediation Act Signed into Law

On May 7th, Governor Jon S. Corzine signed into law the Site Remediation Reform Act (the Act). The Act drastically changes the way due diligence investigatons and remediations will be completed in New Jersey. The Act requires the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to create a licensed site professional (LSP) remediation program giving private-practice environmental consultants who meet the …

Licensed Site Professionals Bill Approved by Senate

A bill sponsored by Senator Bob Smith, Chairman of the Senate Environment Committee, which establishes a licensed site remediation professional program in New Jersey was apprvoved by both the Assemby and Senate on March 16, 2009. The bill drastically changes the way due diligence investigatons and remediations will be completed in New Jersey. The bill requires the New Jersey Department …

Permit Extension Act Signed

Permit Extension Act Signed

MAJOR PROVISIONS: 1.  The time period for the permit extension is January 1, 2007 – July 1, 2010, with up to an additional 6 months phase-in period toDecember 31, 2010.  That amounts to a maximum 4 year permit extension period. 2.  Permits and approvals that are typically required for subdivision and site plan approval in New Jersey will be extended. …

Best of Swedesboro Award

Marathon Engineering Receives 2008 Best of Swedesboro Award

U.S. Local Business Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement WASHINGTON D.C., July 20, 2008 — Marathon Engineering has been selected for the 2008 Best of Swedesboro Award in the Consulting Engineers category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). The USLBA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies …

NJDEP Adopts Remediation Standards

NJDEP Adopts Remediation Standards

On June 2, 2008, the NJDEP adopted new Remediation Standards (N.J.A.C. 7:9D) to implement the provisions of the Brownfield and Contaminated Site Remediation Act (N.J.S.A. 58:10B-12).  The Remediation Standards establish the minimum standards for the remediation of contaminated soil, groundwater, and/or surface water.  The NJDEP also readopted the Technical Requirements for Site Remediation with amendments including the New Remediation Standards. …

Landscape Project Mapping Version 2.1

NJDEP Adopts Updated Landscape Project Mapping (Versions 2.1 and 3.0)

The NJDEP uses the Landscape Project mapping to identify critical wildlife habitat in accordance with land use regulations, including the Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:7A), Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:13), and Rules on Coastal Zone Management (N.J.A.C. 7:7E).  The Landscape Project mapping is one resource used by the NJDEP to establish wetland resource value classifications …

Marathon Retained For West Deptford Power Plant Design

Marathon Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. announced today that it has been retained by an affiliate of East Brunswick based LS Power to perform certain engineering, environmental permitting and design support for a natural gas fired electric generating plant being developed in West Deptford, NJ. Marathon Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc., headquartered in Swedesboro, NJ, is a civil engineering and …