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SPCC Plans in New Jersey - What you NEED to know!

by Dennis

Here's what New Jersey businesses need to know about SPCC Plans.

When it comes to SPCC Plans in New Jersey, there's a lot of questions customers of ours have. With confusion around what they are, who inspects them, and what they'll need to do with a SPCC Plan, it's natural for anyone operating a business in New Jersey who either has, or needs, a SPCC Plan to have some questions about the plans and regulations themselves.

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Topics: SPCC Plans, SPCC Training, New Jersey Environmental Services

Water Use Registrations vs Water Allocation Permits in New Jersey

by Doug

Learn the difference between Water Allocation Permits and Water Use Registrations in New Jersey.

In New Jersey, the diversion of water from either groundwater or surface water, such as by a well, pump, or other means, may require either a Water Use Registration or a Water Allocation Permit from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).

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Topics: New Jersey Environmental Services, Water Allocation Permit, Water Use Registration

Data Gaps & Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

by Dennis

Learn what data gaps are in a Phase I ESA.

When it comes to Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, it's pretty common that people either learn about the need for one at the 11th hour during a real-estate transaction, or they flat out forgot and are scrambling to get one quickly. Regardless, just like anything else in this world, when you work fast, and get something done at the last minute, there are inherit risks that you should be aware of, which in this case, are data gaps in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment.

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SWPPP Requirements & Florida Construction Generic Permit (CGP)

by Chris

Learn about the Florida CGP & SWPPP Requirements

NPDES permits often require the permittee to do certain things. That can be anything from inspecting their facility or site, monitoring the water discharging off-site, required annual stormwater training on relevant topics related to NPDES permitting, as well as other things.

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Topics: Stormwater Permits, NPDES Permitting, Florida Construction General Permit, Construction Stormwater Permit, Florida Stormwater Permits, SWPPP, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

[VIDEO] Phase I ESA Costs vs Phase II ESA Costs

by Dennis

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Costs vs Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Costs [TRANSCRIPT]

Understanding the costs that are involved when it comes to a Phase I or Phase II Environmental Site Assessment is crucial. Since many people aren't familiar with what's involved with either process, we get a lot of people asking us the same question over and over again, which is what is the difference in cost between a Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment?

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Topics: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

Florida Stormwater Permit (MSGP) Costs Explained

by Chris

Learn about costs associated with the Florida Multi-Sector General Stormwater Permit.

If you need to get covered under the Florida MSGP, it's natural to wonder what it's going to cost you and your business. When running a business, people always say you need to spend money to make money. Another thing to consider is you need to spend money to stay out of trouble (aka, stay in compliance). You need to invest time and money to ensure you remain on the right side of any rules or regulations or laws that apply to you, and that includes the Multi-Sector General Stormwater Permit in Florida.

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Topics: Stormwater Permits, Stormwater Training, NPDES Permitting, Florida MSGP, MSGP Stormwater Permits, Industrial Stormwater Permits

Why does my bank want me to get a Phase I or Phase II ESA?

by Dennis

Learn why banks require a Phase I ESA.

When it comes to purchasing or refinancing a piece of property, a lot of people end up having questions around the Phase I and Phase II ESA process. One of the most common things we hear is people wondering why their bank is requiring a Phase I, or in some cases, a Phase II ESA at a piece of property. So whether this wasn't properly explained to you by a bank or lending institution, or you aren't entirely sure what a Phase I ESA actually is, if you're wondering why a bank might require a Phase I or Phase II ESA, we'll try to answer that question as easily and transparently as possible. Just bear in mind we aren't a bank, but this article mirrors conversations we've had with folks in the financial realm when it comes to Phase I work.

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Topics: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment