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  • Jun 01, 2021Jeff Casaletto and Margaret Raymond-Flood Promoted to Co-Chairs of Their Norris McLaughlin Practice Groups

    Jeffrey M. Casaletto and Margaret Raymond-Flood, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., have both been appointed as Co-Chairs of their respective practice groups.

    “I am grateful for this opportunity and I look forward to leading this group of talented environmental attorneys at Norris McLaughlin,” said Casaletto, who will co-chair the firm’s Environmental Law Practice Group.

    Raymond-Flood, who will co-chair the Litigation Practice Group, also commented, “I am honored that my colleagues have chosen me for this role, and I look forward to working with our many talented litigators to continue to build our department and service our clients.”

    About the Norris McLaughlin Practice Groups

    Businesses throughout the nation, and particularly in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, are subject to a web of federal, state, and local environmental and safety legislation and regulation that is constantly expanding in scope and complexity. The firm’s environmental law attorneys, who have been recognized by Chambers USA as a leader in New Jersey, provide a wide range of counseling and litigation services in this challenging area.

    The Norris McLaughlin Litigation Practice Group represents individual and business clients in a wide variety of industries and personal matters in state and federal courts in the United States and in domestic and international arbitrations. Through domestic and international legal networks, Norris McLaughlin’s geographic reach is extensive. The technical and industry-specific experience, knowledge of courts and judges, and trial and appellate experience of the firm’s litigators, combined with the strengths and skills of other practice groups, deliver the exceptional service clients expect.

    About Jeff Casaletto

    Casaletto concentrates his practice on environmental law. He represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential developers, chemical and industrial manufacturers, and commercial business owners. He maintains a results-oriented approach to each environmental issue to achieve the client’s goals and objectives. Casaletto assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, solid waste utilities, regulatory compliance, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery. He also has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. He has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, and cost recovery for removal and remedial actions.

    Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Casaletto was Assistant Regional Counsel and the 2002 Michael F. Vaccaro Honors Fellowship Attorney at the U.S. EPA Region III, where he focused on Superfund matters. Before that, he was a judiciary law clerk for the Honorable Vincent LeBlon and the Honorable Dennis V. Nieves in Middlesex County, New Jersey. While attending law school, he was a legal intern at the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic and the Environmental Defense Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division.

    Casaletto served as an elected councilman for the Borough of Stockton. During his term, he was appointed by Mayor Stephen Giocondo to the Stockton Planning Board as Council Liaison and to several committees for the community of Stockton, including finance, personnel, and water and sewer.

    Casaletto has been ranked in the Environment section by Chambers USA, one of the oldest and most prestigious legal listings in the world. He earned his J.D. from The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, formerly known as Pace Law School, cum laude, and his M. Eng. degree in Environmental Engineering and B.S. in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.

    About Margaret Raymond-Flood

    Raymond-Flood devotes her practice to general litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial matters. She appears in the federal and state courts of New Jersey, as well as the federal courts of other jurisdictions. Raymond-Flood also has considerable experience in the defense of environmental litigation. She also serves as panel counsel in a variety of professional liability claims, including legal, medical, and environmental matters.

    Raymond-Flood has extensive litigation experience, including pretrial procedure, motion practice, and taking and defending depositions of corporate representatives, employees, and expert witnesses throughout the country. She has tried complex matters on both the state and federal levels and used state-of-the-art technology as part of her trial preparation and presentation. In addition, Raymond-Flood has spoken at seminars dealing with a variety of insurance-related topics and trial presentation.

    Raymond-Flood is Chair of the firm’s Response to Electronic Discovery and Information (“REDI”) Group, an interdisciplinary team that helps clients with the identification, preservation, collection, review, and production of massive amounts of electronically stored information required by federal and state court rules. She authors and presents extensively on this topic as well.

    Raymond-Flood is a member of the Norris McLaughlin Women’s Forum Steering Committee and serves as Risk Manager for the firm. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1991 and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University in 1988.

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  • May 26, 2021Norris McLaughlin Environmental Law Practice Group Highlighted Again in Chambers USA 2021

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to announce that Chambers USA, one of the oldest and most prestigious legal listings in the world, has named the firm and four of its lawyers to its list of leading law firms and lawyers in New Jersey for 2021.

    About Chambers USA

    Jeffrey M. Casaletto, Martha N. Donovan, and Edward A. Hogan, Members of the firm, have been highlighted in the “Environment” section once again. In addition, Norris McLaughlin was ranked for the first time in the Chambers USA “Energy & Natural Resources” practice area, along with Member and Chair of the firm’s Solar Energy Industry Group, James H. Laskey.

    These recognitions highlight the firm’s investment in and development of practice areas, as well as its commitment to preeminence in the legal industry. Chambers USA ranks firms and attorneys considered leaders in their respective fields. Chambers and Partners have published their world-famous guides to the legal profession since 1990. In addition, they host major award ceremonies in London and New York to honor the achievements of the world’s leading lawyers. The key to the success of their legal directories and the validity of their awards is the in-depth, unbiased research conducted by Chambers’ team of highly qualified and experienced researchers. The guiding principle behind Chambers USA is to meet the needs and expectations of the client. For more information and methodology, please click here.

    About the Norris McLaughlin Environmental Law Practice Group

    Casaletto, who was ranked as “Up and Coming” in the Environment section for helping drive the firm’s growth the past two years, has now been recognized in Band 3 for “navigating remedial investigations and environmental regulations for companies in the solid waste industry.” The sources Chambers spoke with called him “persistent, creative, detail-oriented and thoughtful.”

    Donovan, who was also named The Best Lawyers in America© Litigation-Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in the Woodbridge, New Jersey, Metro Area for 2020, was ranked Band 1, the highest ranking an attorney can receive, in the Environment section. She has been highlighted for her “wealth of experience handling issues relating to Superfund sites and environmental litigation.” According to Chambers, market commentators have said Donovan “‘is a skilled litigator who understands the fabric of the law” and “[a] zealous advocate for her clients.” A description of the selection methodology for Best Lawyers® can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

    Hogan, a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers, was also ranked in Band 1 for being “highly regarded for his work in site cleanup and cost recovery proceedings.” Chambers says clients describe him as “the preeminent environmental attorney in New Jersey. He knows everybody in state government, and he works tirelessly to advocate on behalf of his clients.” In addition, “[h]e can cut through issues succinctly to help us determine the risk/reward on an environmentally challenged site.” Listed in four categories in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America©: Environmental Law, Energy Law, Litigation–Environmental, and Natural Resources Law, Hogan has been included in the Best Lawyers® Environmental Law section since 1993. A description of the selection methodology for Best Lawyers® can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

    Laskey was recognized in Band 2 as a “highly experienced corporate attorney … [who] chairs the firm’s solar energy practice” and “is called upon for his advice on transactional matters as well as regulatory issues affecting clients in the utilities and energy space.” Chambers quoted a client who stated, “He is nimble and able to navigate a broad spectrum of legal issues and bring in appropriate experts at the firm. He provides great client service.” Laskey has been selected for inclusion on the list of Best Lawyers® each year since 1991, as well as selected as The Best Lawyers in America© Energy Law “Lawyer of the Year” for the Newark, New Jersey, region in 2013. A description of the selection methodology for Best Lawyers® can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

    Norris McLaughlin was also recognized in the Environment category in Band 2 for “provid[ing] environmental advice to Madison Industries on the completion of the Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study for an operable unit at a Superfund site in New Jersey.” The firm’s Environmental Law Practice Group is designated as a “[w]ell-respected group with extensive experience handling disputes concerning contaminated land and property damage claims. Regularly sought out for representation before the state and federal courts, as well as various agencies. Offers additional skill advising on due diligence and compliance matters. Caters to clients from a range of sectors including chemicals, pharmaceuticals and real estate.” The Norris McLaughlin environmental law attorneys provide a wide range of counseling and litigation services in this challenging area. Chambers quotes its sources as saying, “They are easy to work with, smart and have good instincts,” and “They work seamlessly with each other and with us.”

    The firm’s Solar Energy Industry Group, which falls within its Environmental Practice Group, was highlighted in Band 2 this year for its “[s]trong team with impressive experience representing public utilities before regulatory bodies, including the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. Offers notable expertise in rate cases as well as transactional matters. …[F]ocuses on all legal matters relating to solar technology.”

    Posted in: Edward A. Hogan, Environmental, James H. Laskey, Jeffrey M. Casaletto, Martha N. Donovan, News, Solar Energy | Tags: , , , , ,

  • Apr 20, 2021Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals

    Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the live webinar, “Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals,” hosted by Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC.

    Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals

    Joined by Jorge H. Berkowitz, Ph.D., LSRP, owner and president of Jorge H Berkowitz LLC, and Phil Brilliant, CHMM, LSRP, founder of Brilliant Environmental Services, LLC, Jeff will discuss the differences between ethical and unethical behavior as they apply to obligations within the Site Remediation Reform Act. The half-day program satisfies the requirements of the NJ Site Remediation Licensing Board Rules (NJAC 7:26I-4.4b.1).

    When: Thursday, April 29, 2021

    8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Register for Norris McLaughlin, Attorneys at Law, Legal Events in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

    Registration Costs:

    • General Registration: $215.00
    • LSRPA, CIANJ, or Montclair State Alumni: $170.00
    • Multiple Registrants From Same Company: $170.00

    Credits Offered:

    • NJ LSRP CECs: 3 Ethic CECs (NJ SRPLB Course # 2017-071)
    • NJ Continuing Legal Education: 3.6 CLEs
    • NJ Professional Engineers: 3 CPCs
    • NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours: 3 CEs

    About Jeff Casaletto

    Jeff represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential developers, chemical and industrial manufacturers, and commercial business owners. He maintains a results-oriented approach to each environmental issue to achieve the client’s goals and objectives. Jeff assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, environmental regulatory compliance and solid waste utility licensing and approvals, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery.

    The practice of environmental law often involves unique technical issues that require the expertise and advice of technical consultants. Jeff’s environmental engineering background enables him to better communicate and problem solves with environmental consultants and to apply a team approach to all issues, legal and technical. His ability to understand the technical aspects of his environmental matters provides clients with an opportunity to efficiently resolve their environmental issues.

    Jeff has obtained solid waste approvals for haulers, brokers, and solid waste facilities and recycling facilities for solid waste utilities just starting up or continuing to grow. He has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. Jeff has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, cost recovery for removal and remedial actions, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Settlements, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action Settlements.

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  • Mar 02, 2021Due Diligence in New Jersey

    Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the annual “Due Diligence in New Jersey” (Course 2021-024), hosted by the New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional Association (LSRPA). This two-day program intended for environmental professionals, attorneys, engineers, real estate professionals, and developers will be delivered through GoToWebinar.

    About the Licensed Site Remediation Professional Association’s “Due Diligence in New Jersey” Program

    Jeff will be joined by Ben Alter, P.G., LSRP, Senior Vice President of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., and Chemmie Sokolic, Principal of The FalconRE Group, who will discuss:

    • Environmental risks and liabilities potentially associated with real estate and other business transactions and how environmental due diligence can limit and offer protections against those risks and liabilities
    • An overview of the types and components of environmental due diligence as well as a review of the two primary types of environmental assessments in New Jersey, detailing what they include, what they don’t, the protections they offer, and when they should be performed
    • Various case studies to provide practical guidance on the due diligence process, the techniques and procedures followed, common problems that can arise and the roles and legal liability of the various professionals involved

    When: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 – Wednesday, April 28, 2021

    12:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Register for Norris McLaughlin, Attorneys at Law, Legal Events in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

    • $225 – LSRPA Members and Associate Members
    • $290 – Non-Members

    This course has been approved for 3.5 Regulatory and 3.5 Technical CECs for LSRPs, 8.4 CLEs for attorneys, and 7 CPCs for professional engineers.

    About Jeff Casaletto

    Jeff represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential developers, chemical and industrial manufacturers, and commercial business owners. He maintains a results-oriented approach to each environmental issue to achieve the client’s goals and objectives. Jeff assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, environmental regulatory compliance and solid waste utility licensing and approvals, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery.

    The practice of environmental law often involves unique technical issues that require the expertise and advice of technical consultants. Jeff’s environmental engineering background enables him to better communicate and problem solves with environmental consultants and to apply a team approach to all issues, legal and technical. His ability to understand the technical aspects of his environmental matters provides clients with an opportunity to efficiently resolve their environmental issues.

    Jeff has obtained solid waste approvals for haulers, brokers, and solid waste facilities and recycling facilities for solid waste utilities just starting up or continuing to grow. He has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. Jeff has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, cost recovery for removal and remedial actions, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Settlements, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action Settlements.

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  • Feb 24, 2021Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals

    Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the webinar, “Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals,” with Jorge H. Berkowitz, Ph.D., LSRP, owner and president of Jorge H Berkowitz LLC, and Phil Brilliant, CHMM, LSRP, founder of Brilliant Environmental Services, LLC, for the Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC.

    Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals

    This half-day webinar will satisfy the requirements of the NJ Site Remediation Licensing Board rules for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals. The presenters will explore the differences between ethical and unethical behavior as they apply to obligations within the Site Remediation Reform Act.

    When: Monday, March 22, 2021

    8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Register for Norris McLaughlin, Attorneys at Law, Legal Events in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

    • General Registration: $315.00
    • LSRPA, CIANJ, or Montclair State Alumni: $270.00
    • Multiple Registrations From the Same Company: $270.00

    3 Ethics NJ LSRP CECs, 3.6 CLEs, and 3 CPCs will be earned.

    About Jeff Casaletto

    Jeff represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential developers, chemical and industrial manufacturers, and commercial business owners. He maintains a results-oriented approach to each environmental issue to achieve the client’s goals and objectives. Jeff assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, environmental regulatory compliance and solid waste utility licensing and approvals, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery.

    The practice of environmental law often involves unique technical issues that require the expertise and advice of technical consultants. Jeff’s environmental engineering background enables him to better communicate and problem-solve with environmental consultants and to apply a team approach to all issues, legal and technical. His ability to understand the technical aspects of his environmental matters provides clients with an opportunity to efficiently resolve their environmental issues.

    Jeff has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. He has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, cost recovery for removal and remedial actions, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Settlements, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action Settlements. Jeff has also obtained solid waste approvals for haulers, brokers, and solid waste facilities and recycling facilities for solid waste utilities just starting up or continuing to grow.

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  • Nov 05, 2020Norris McLaughlin Has Been Named a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in 11 Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2021

    The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to announce that it has been selected for inclusion in eleven practice areas for the 2021 “Best Law Firms” metropolitan rankings by the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm’s full listing of First Tier Metropolitan rankings is as follows:

    • Arbitration
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Energy Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Litigation – Environmental
    • Mediation
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
    • Trusts & Estates Law
    • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

    Norris McLaughlin has also received a Tier 2 Metropolitan ranking in the following practice areas:

    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Communications Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
    • Natural Resources Law

    “This listing of Norris McLaughlin is an outstanding achievement for the practice groups and dedicated attorneys who serve our clients. The rankings represent independent substantiation of the value we provide our clients, producing real results through efficient and diligent counsel,” said John N. Vanarthos, Chairman of the firm.

    About U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

    From the start, the mission of “Best Law Firms” has been to help guide referring lawyers and clients – from the country’s largest companies needing corporate legal advice to individuals needing a divorce or a will – issues with bet-the-company implications or potentially life-changing results respectively. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For more information, including methodology, and the full listing, see bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

    About Norris McLaughlin

    Norris McLaughlin is a multi-practice, commercial law firm with offices in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Though regionally based, the firm has grown its capabilities to include counseling on matters of national and international scope. Boasting a team of more than 120 attorneys practicing in over 25 legal disciplines and industry-focused groups, Norris McLaughlin is well-positioned to represent a wide range of client segments, including small business, middle-market companies, and Fortune 500 corporations, as well as the private individuals and families who own and run them.

    Once a humble two-man practice in Somerville, New Jersey, the firm has leveraged a multi-disciplinary legal practice with a deep dedication to superior client service to become the largest law firm in Somerset County and one of the Top 20 law firms based in New Jersey. To respond to the changing needs of the firm’s clients and the business community, Norris McLaughlin expanded its geographic reach by merging with like-minded firms in New York City (1999) and the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania (2009). As a result of this expansion, and with the resources of international law firm networks providing additional bench strength and service capability, Norris McLaughlin now delivers a total package of legal solutions to represent clients wherever they are and whatever their legal issues may be.

    Posted in: Banking & Financial Services, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Business Law, Construction Law, Environmental, Estate Planning & Administration, Litigation, News, Products Liability Defense, Solar Energy, Telecommunications, Workers’ Compensation—Pennsylvania Office | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Sep 04, 2020Due Diligence in New Jersey

    Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the annual “Due Diligence in New Jersey” (Course 2018-044), hosted in association with the New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional Association (LSRPA). This two-day program will be delivered through GoToWebinar.

    Due Diligence in New Jersey

    Jeff will be joined by Chemmie Sokolic, Due Diligence Expert, and Ben Alter, P.G., LSRP, of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., who will discuss:

    • Types and components of environmental due diligence and when they should be performed
    • Types of environmental assessments in New Jersey and what they include, what they don’t, the protections they offer, and when they should be performed
      • ASTM Phase Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I)
      • Preliminary Assessment (PA)
    • Roles and legal liabilities of Licensed Site Remediation Professionals
    • Due diligence-related legal nuances commonly encountered during real estate transactions
    • Experience gained from case studies

    Due diligence is the process where environmental professionals, attorneys, engineers, real estate professionals, and developers, have the opportunity to assess risks and protect clients from unwarranted environmental liability in real estate and other business transactions. The focus of the “Due Diligence in New Jersey” course is to educate those professionals on the environmental risks and liabilities potentially associated with real estate transactions; how environmental due diligence can limit and offer protections against those risks and liabilities; and identify the various laws, regulations, standards, and guidance documents from where the due diligence activities are extracted.

    When: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – Thursday, October 22, 2020

    12:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Registration: lsrpa.org

    • $225 – LSRPA Members and Associate Members
    • $290 – Non-Members

    This course has been approved for 3.5 Regulatory and Technical CECs for LSRPs, 8.2 CLEs for attorneys, and 2 CPCs for professional engineers.

    About Jeff Casaletto

    Jeff represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential developers, chemical and industrial manufacturers, and commercial business owners. He maintains a results-oriented approach to each environmental issue to achieve the client’s goals and objectives. Jeff assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, environmental regulatory compliance and solid waste utility licensing and approvals, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery.

    The practice of environmental law often involves unique technical issues that require the expertise and advice of technical consultants. Jeff’s environmental engineering background enables him to better communicate and problem solves with environmental consultants and to apply a team approach to all issues, legal and technical. His ability to understand the technical aspects of his environmental matters provides clients with an opportunity to efficiently resolve their environmental issues.

    Jeff has obtained solid waste approvals for haulers, brokers, and solid waste facilities and recycling facilities for solid waste utilities just starting up or continuing to grow. He has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. Jeff has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, cost recovery for removal and remedial actions, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Settlements, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action Settlements.

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  • Jul 17, 2020Remedial Action Permit Applications and Response Action Outcomes

    Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the webinar, “Remedial Action Permit Applications and Response Action Outcomes,” with Phil Brilliant, CHMM, LSRP, founder of Brilliant Environmental Services, LLC, for the Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC.

    Remedial Action Permit Applications and Response Action Outcomes

    This program is available for environmental professionals, engineers, attorneys, financial institutions, and local regulators, such as mayors, health inspectors, and building officials. Discussion topics will include:

    • Soil and Groundwater Permits used by the LSRP in the Site Remediation Program
    • Soil and groundwater permits issued by NJDEP
    • Issues raised during the permitting process by NJDEP, LSRP, and clients
      • Obligations of all parties
      • Common errors and corrections
    • Remediation funding sources and financial assurance
    • Proper preparation of the RAO document based upon the issuance of Unrestrictive or Restrictive and Area of Concern or Entire Site
      • Inserts and notices
      • Proper use when it comes to on-site versus off-site remediation requirements
    • The legal aspect of an LSRPs obligation and responsibilities
      • How an LSRP amends an RAO
      • The interaction between NJDEP, client, and counsel following the issuance of an RAO

    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Registration: cpesnj.com/

    • General Registration: $215.00
    • LSRPA, CIANJ, or Montclair State Alumni: $170.00
    • Multiple Registrations From the Same Company: $155.00

    3.5 Regulatory NJ LSRP CECs, 4.2 CLEs, 3.5 CPCs, and 3.5 CEs will be earned.

    About Jeff Casaletto

    Jeff represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential developers, chemical and industrial manufacturers, and commercial business owners. He maintains a results-oriented approach to each environmental issue to achieve the client’s goals and objectives. Jeff assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, environmental regulatory compliance and solid waste utility licensing and approvals, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery.

    The practice of environmental law often involves unique technical issues that require the expertise and advice of technical consultants. Jeff’s environmental engineering background enables him to better communicate and problem-solve with environmental consultants and to apply a team approach to all issues, legal and technical. His ability to understand the technical aspects of his environmental matters provides clients with an opportunity to efficiently resolve their environmental issues.

    Jeff has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. He has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, cost recovery for removal and remedial actions, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Settlements, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action Settlements. Jeff has also obtained solid waste approvals for haulers, brokers, and solid waste facilities and recycling facilities for solid waste utilities just starting up or continuing to grow.

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