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Vapor Intrusion Under the LSRP Program

Approved for 4.5 Technical and 3 Regulatory NJ LSRP CEC's!

Course Code: EN0516CA16

Vapor Intrusion

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NOTE: This class is no longer being offered. Please check out our Vapor Intrusion in New Jersey - The New Technical Guidance Document class.


This newly developed one-day program is designed specifically for LSRP's and other site remediation professionals to provide hands-on guidance on common technical issues faced when planning, permitting, designing, constructing, monitoring and maintaining Vapor Intrusion (VI)/ Sub Slab Depression Systems (SSDS) under SRRA/ARRC's. This class is taught by professionals with a combined experience of 75 years in applying engineering applications to more than 150 projects since the late 1980's. Practical calculation protocols used to design and permit VI/SSDS systems will be discussed. An open LSRP forum will explore topics such as sufficiency of pre-design data, redundancy considerations, long term O & M considerations, professional judgment and remedy protectiveness issues relating to the biennial certifications involving VI/SSDS systems.

Topics Covered

  • Regulatory Overview of SRRA/ARRCS/Tech Regs and Guidance Related to VI and SSDS Systems
  • Practical Guidelines for the LSRP Applying VI/SSDS Technologies on Contaminated Sites Ranging from Site Characterization and Planning to Engineering/Geotechnical Considerations
  • Pre Planning and Pre-Design Requirements for VI/SSDS Systems…When is existing data sufficient to proceed with design of a system
  • Practical Guidelines for Installing Sub Slab membranes
  • Regulatory Overview of SRRA/ARRCS/Tech Regs and Guidance Related to VI and SSDS System
  • Construction Quality Assurance and Controls
  • State of the Art System Controls and Operation Logistics
  • System Monitoring and Sampling Requirements
  • System Alarming and Annunciation Requirements
  • System Redundancy/Contingency Requirements
  • System Long Term Operation & Maintenance Requirements
  • The Emerging Role of Drain Tubes in Active and Passive Venting Design
  • The application of "Green" Passive Venting Systems as an adjunct to active controls
  • Sustainability considerations in operation of VI/SSDS systems
  • Case Histories, Lessons Learned, Example Problems and an Open LSRP Forum
  • Brief "At-A-Glance" Summaries of Requirements, including Sample Tests, Answers, Discussion and Enforcement Trends
  • A Pocket Guide to Preparing For and Complying with LSRP Audits and Common Compliance Violations
  • A Reasonable Standard for Ascertaining VI/SSDS operations as Sufficiently Protective to Certify Under the Biennial Certification Program Under SRRA/ARRCs

Faculty Coordinator:
Brian D. Gillen, P.E., LSRP

Invited instructors include:
Richard Arnold, P.E., CPG, EWMA
Guy Cusumano, AXD Service Industries Corp.
Bill Ragen, Ragen Associates

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Credits & Continuing Education Units

The February 2, 2016 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

In addition to 0.7 Rutgers CEUs, this environmental training course is approved for the following credits:

NJ Health Officers & Registered Environmental Health Specialists: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 7.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

NJ Certified Public Works Managers: 3 Technical, 3 Government

PA/NY Continuing Legal Education: 6.5 CLEs

NJ Continuing Legal Education: 8.4 NJ CLE Units

NJ LSRP: 4.5 Technical and 3 Regulatory CEC's

NJ Professional Engineers: 7 Credits

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Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Cook Student Center
59 Biel Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463
Administrative Assistant: Jackie Findra, 848-932-7180

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