Risk Assessment in Remediation: A Review of Principles and Applications in NJ Site Remediation Program

Risk Assessment in Remediation: A Review of Principles and Applications in NJ Site Remediation Program

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This unique one-day program being offered in cooperation with the Licensed Site Remediation Professionals Association (LSRPA) will provide an introduction to site risk assessment and how this science is used to support the investigation and remediation of sites under New Jersey’s, US EPA’s and other states’ environmental programs. This will include an in-depth look at risk management concepts that are available in the NJDEP Site Remediation Program and allowed through regulation and guidance.  It will also include a case study where several risk assessment techniques were applied including development of a site-specific remediation standard.  NJDEP representatives will provide an update on the latest developments regarding anticipated proposed revised soil remediation standards and related regulations.

Topics Include:

  • Legislative and Regulatory Background: Risk in New Jerseys Remediation Program
  • Comparing NJDEP’s Framework for Remediation Standards to Risk Based Corrective Action Risk Management Concepts for Human Health as Applied in Site Remediation
  • Risk Management Concepts for Ecological Risk as Applied in Site Remediation Applying Risk Assessment Concepts in New Jersey’s Remediation Program
  • Update on NJDEP’s Remediation Standards
  • Considering risk in NJDEP’s Process for Establishing Impact to Groundwater Soil Remediation Standards and VI Screening Levels
  • Site Remediation Case Studies Utilizing Risk Based Concepts to Address Human Health and Ecological Impacts
  • Role of Professional Judgment in Evaluating Risk
  • A New Jersey Site Remediation Case Study Utilizing Risk Based Concepts

Continuing Education Credits:

NJ LSRPs – 4 Regulatory & 2 Technical CECs (NJ SRPLB Course # 2016-061)
NJ Professional Engineers – 6 CPCs
NJ Continuing Legal Education – Pending
This course is eligible toward PDHs for Pennsylvania Professional Geologists