Continuing Education for Environmental Professionals (CEEP)

Continuing Education for Environmental Professionals (CEEP) is a new initiative of the College of Science and Mathematics (CSAM) at Montclair State University. Designed to meet the demand for environmental continuing education courses in northern New Jersey, CSAM will be offering Continuing Education credit-bearing courses for LSRPs, environmental attorneys as well as an array of programs designed for the larger environmental community.

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Upcoming Courses and Conferences

Tuesday
November 25 8:00am - 4:00pm
Topic: LSRP Obligations, Requirements and Use of Professional Judgment
Location: Eco-Complex, Bordentown, NJ
This course examines the legal and regulatory requirements and opportunities/examples of LSRP use of Professional Judgement. One of the basic differences imposed by passage of the Site Remediation Reform Act was the use of professional judgment by LSRPs. The law allows for the LSRP to issue variances from the Technical Requirements for Site Remediation and also allows the LSRP to employ alternatives to those detailed in Department Technical Guidance. This approach allows the professional greater flexibility in determining how sites are investigated and remediated. However, when utilizing their professional judgment, it is incumbent on the LSRP to explain the validity of using variances or alternatives. This program examines the legal and regulatory requirements, the opportunities to use professional judgment, and examines cases where professional judgment was employed. A panel of LSRPs, attorneys, and NJDEP representatives will give their views on the appropriate use of professional judgment.
6.5 Regulatory NJ LSRP CECs | 6.5 NJ PE CPCs
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Tuesday
January 13 8:00am - 4:00pm
Topic: Regulatory Training in Underground Storage Tanks
Location: University Hall
If you are becoming UST certified for the first time or if your certification is in need of renewal, this class is for you! The NJDEP requires professionals who work on USTs to be trained, certified/recertified every three (3) years. This course fulfills the NJDEP course requirements for regulatory training and must be taken within one year prior to renewal. Professional engineers and plumbing contractors, exempt from the certification examination, must attend the course within one year of certification.
6.5 Regulatory NJ LSRP CECs - Pending | 6.5 NJ PE CPCs

December
Topic: Hot Topics in Technical Guidance
This course is designed to explore various issues embedded in NJDEP’s technical guidance which may be ambiguous, confusing or complex. New guidance recently released will be examined (e.g. Technical Impracticability, Data Quality Assessment and Usability) as well as pending Technical Guidance (Capping, Groundwater interaction with Surface Water).

January
Topic: The Investigation and Remediation of Sediments
Increasingly, the importance of sediment investigation and remediation have emerged as major issues in environmental remediations. This course will examine the contamination and impacts of sediments at some noteworthy sites. The remediation of sediments is difficult and potentially costly, yet, in some case , valid. Various technologies utilized to remediate sediments will be discussed.

For more information contact:

Ann FrechetteDirector of External Relations for the College Of Science and Mathematics