Available local records shall be reviewed to determine the historical usage of the site, including available building, zoning, planning, sewer and fire department records.
A Federal and State records report and a search for existing Sanborn Insurance Maps shall be requested to help in assessing the site status.
A site inspection of the property shall be conducted to determine if there are any areas of visible contamination or potential for environmental hazards.
Neighbors shall be interviewed, if possible, for potential information on prior use and site history.
The National Priority List and the NJDEP shall be consulted to determine if the site or neighboring properties are listed.
The obvious use of hazardous substances and the potential generation of hazardous wastes etc. shall be determined.
Multimedia samples representative of identified areas of concern shall be obtained and submitted to NJDEP certified laboratories for analysis in order to quantify levels of contaminants.
A written report shall be prepared detailing the findings and recommendations for further action, as appropriate.
PhaseI/Phase II Audits