PFAS is a top NJDEP contaminant of emerging concern. They pose potential environmental and public health concerns.
Please join me for a great round of golf for a great benefit!
On June 24, 2019, the Higgins Golf Classic will be held at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club. This is an exciting golf outing opportunity to help benefit the Special Olympics of New Jersey and its athletes, and offers great networking opportunities for those who attend!
New Jersey’s Environmental “Rock” Stars, Winner Of CIANJ And Commerce’s Environmental Leadership Medal
EWMA was chosen as one of New Jersey’s Environmental “Rock” Stars, winner of CIANJ and COMMERCE’s Environmental Leadership Medal for 2019. You can find Michael Sylvester‘s highlight of one of EWMA’s remediation projects on page 26 of the April 2019 Issue of COMMERCE Magazine: https://lnkd.in/d4PT74X
Regulatory Compliance Alert: New Ground Water Quality Standards For PFOA And PFOS Impacts Site Remediation
Yesterday, NJDEP proposed to establish specific ground water quality standardsfor perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS). The DEP reported New Jersey is the first in the nation to set drinking water standards for these chemicals, attractive and profitable for many commercial/industrial applications but linked to various health problems and extremely persistent in the environment.
Until recently, and although it affects one of the most common industries in New Jersey, an OSHA regulation has been “hiding in the sand”. Known as the Respirable Crystalline Silica Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.1153), this regulation requires construction companies to take several steps to limit employee exposure to crystalline silica.