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Remediation Standards

Remediation Standard N.J.A.C. 7:26D [Date last amended: May 7, 2012]

Remediation Standards readoption without change [Posted: April 28, 2015]

Introduction to Soil Remediation Standards Guidance
June 2008

On June 2, 2008, the Department adopted new Remediation Standards rules at N.J.A.C. 7:26D.  The soil remediation standards contained in those rules are effective on June 2, 2008.  The ground water and surface water remediation were previously effective at N.J.A.C. 7:26E-1.13.  The Remediation Standards rules and Basis and Background documents are available at

The Department has developed the following guidance documents that will help remediating parties comply with the new soil remediation standards and with the development of  alternative soil remediation standards:  

NOTE: Links to the documents below will be added as online versions become available.

Ingestion-Dermal Guidance

Inhalation Guidance

Impact to Ground Water Guidance

Petroleum Hydrocarbons (PHC) Guidance Documents

Miscellaneous Guidance Documents

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