Project Description

cypressRMS’s LSRP assisted our client with negotiating a Pre-Purchaser Administrative Consent Order (ACO) and oversight of the assessment, investigation and remediation of a former transportation facility. The prior owner had become recalcitrant in moving forward with required environmental investigations and remediation which resulted in the NJDEP adding the site to the Direct Oversite Program. The planned site redevelopment was a commercial storage facility. RMS and its client worked with the NJDEP to negotiate a Pre-Purchase ACO allowing the environmental liability to be transferred to our client without payment of fines and reduction in typical ACO requirements.

Our LSRP provided oversight and guidance through the Preliminary Assessment (PA), Site Investigation (SI), Remedial Investigation (RI) and Remedial Action (RA) process. The environmental investigations and remediation was performed during construction of the commercial storage facility, therefore, RMS coordinated work with our client and the multiple on-site contractors so that redevelopment activities were not delayed due to the environmental investigations.

Remedial activities included the removal and closure of ten (10) regulated underground storage tanks (USTs) with multiple contents, excavation of soils impacted with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and development of a site-specific Impact to Groundwater Soil Remediation Standard for metals. A groundwater monitoring network was established at the site and groundwater impacts were attributed to historic fill materials.

Project Details

  • Redevelopment of a former Trucking facility
  • Negotiated Pre-Purchase ACO with the NJDEP
  • Coordinated work with multiple subs during site redevelopment

Work Completed

  • Preparation of a Pre-Purchase ACO
  • Preliminary Assessment
  • Site Investigation
  • Remedial Investigation
  • Remedial Action