Without changing a single standard, NJDEP may have made it easier to comply with its many surface water, groundwater, drinking water, and soil remediation standards by compiling a useful on-line compendium of selected environmental standards. Standards can change, though, so the prudent developer, consultant, or attorney will check the New Jersey Administrative Code before making any decisions.

Paul M. Hauge is an Associate in the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department.