Industry leaders join forces to secure new insurance option for environmental cleanups

Owners of contaminated property in New Jersey may soon have a new financial tool at their disposal as they remediate the sites and prepare them for potential redevelopment.

Murphy extends DEP deadlines for permit reviews, actions during COVID-19 crisis

Gov. Phil Murphy on Saturday extended a host of deadlines required under the state’s environmental laws, including those related to certain permit decisions for development projects.

GZA project manager tapped for DEP advisory post

A senior project manager at GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. has been named to a key advisory board for the state Department of Environmental Protection.

NAIOP panelists tout lessons learned amid updates to environmental cleanup program

Technical changes to the 10-year-old Site Remediation Reform Act incorporate many lessons learned since the law was originally enacted, industry insiders said last week, as a bill that would update the program now awaits a decision by Gov. Phil Murphy.

Developers, consultants weigh the future of New Jersey’s landmark site remediation program

A decade after a landmark law that changed the landscape of environmental cleanups in the state, stakeholders are now mulling how to improve New Jersey’s site remediation program while navigating other proposed changes by policymakers.

Elizabeth site slated for new residential development

A developer has closed on a former brownfield site in Elizabeth, paving the way for a mixed-use project that will include nearly 50 new homes.

Murphy unveils Hoboken flood wall location, but fate of rail yards project still unclear

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a long-awaited plan for a flood barrier at the southern end of Hoboken, although its location could threaten or dramatically alter a proposal to redevelop the rail yards alongside the city’s busy train terminal.

Remediation is now everyone’s business

Throughout the state, New Jersey is cleaning contaminated sites and turning them into productive, attractive new uses that are safe for the population and the environment. The state’s LSRPs are proud to be part of this success.

DEP plans new and improved online permitting system, commissioner tells NAIOP

The Department of Environmental Protection is taking a page out of the TurboTax playbook — at least when it comes to permitting for land use and other areas — with plans to roll out a new electronic submission system for more than 100 permit activities in its ongoing effort to streamline New Jersey’s regulatory structure.

Affordable housing opens at former brownfield site in Jersey City (SLIDESHOW)

A developer has opened the doors to a new 64-unit affordable housing complex in the Greenville section of Jersey City.