TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has decided to change the way it addresses the cleanup of polluted sites by outsourcing the work to licensed environmental consultants, according to The Press of Atlantic City.
According to the story, the DEP hopes this method, modeled after the system currently in place in
A 1998 audit of the
State Senator Jeff Van Drew said: "There were literally thousands of sites remediated in
So far, 245 consultants have been approved through the very extensive licensing process, and small or medium toxic sites will see the most benefit from this new system, the story added.
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