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Updated New Jersey DEP Soil Remediation Standards Technical Bulletin

On September 18, 2017, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) published a Notice of Administrative Change to the Remediation Standards Rule (N.J.A.C. 7:26D) Appendix 1, Tables 1A and 1B.  The change resulted in an update to the soil remediation standards for 19 contaminants.  These changes are based on revisions contained in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database.

 

Analytes Effected - NJDEP Soil Remediation Standards (SRS) (N.J.A.C. 7:26D) rev. 09.18.17

 

Analyte

 

CAS No.

Residential SRS

Non-Residential SRS

Old (mg/kg)

New (mg/kg)

Old (mg/kg)

New (mg/kg)

Benzo(a)anthracene  56-55-3 0.6  5  2  17
Benzo(a)pyrene  50-32-8  0.2 0.5 0.2 2
Benzo(b)fluoranthene  205-99-2  0.6 5 2 17
Benzo(k)fluoranthene  207-08-9 6 45 23 170
Biphenyl, 1,1-  92-52-4  3100 61 34,000 240
Carbon Tetrachloride  56-23-5 0.6 2 2 4
Chrysene 218-01-9 62 450 230 1700
Cyanide, Total 57-12-5 1600 47 23,000 680
Dibenz(a,h)anthracene 53-70-3 0.2 0.5 0.2 2
Hexachloroethane 67-72-1 35 12 140 48
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 193-39-5 0.6 5 2 17
Methylene Chloride 75-09-2 34 46 97 230
Nitrobenzene 98-95-3 31 5 340 14
Pentachlorophenol 87-86-5 3 0.9 10 3
Tetrachloroethane, 1,1,2,2- 79-34-5 1 1 3 3
Tetrachloroethene 127-18-4 2 43 5 1500
Thallium 7440-28-0 5 Withdrawn 79 Withdrawn
Trichloroethane, 1,1,1- 71-55-6 290 22,000 4200 N/A
Trichloroethene 79-01-6 7 3 20 10

Notes: Alpha Analytical’s Data Merger criteria checker system provides for a quick and efficient way to compare your analytical data to the updated NJDEP (September 18, 2017 Notice of Administrative Change to the Remediation Standards Rule) regulatory criteria.

Additional Resources: The updated NJDEP soil remediation standards, effective on September 18, 2017, are available on the NJDEP website at www.nj.gov/dep/srp/guidance/rs/.

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