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Ecological Risk Assessment: Practice and Protocols

Course Code: EZ0401CA16

Approved for NJ LSRP CEC's and CT LEP CEC's

Ecological Risk Assessment Training

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Date & Time

March 15-16, 2016
9:00am - 4:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)


Help your client understand how the ecological risk assessment process aids in developing realistic approaches to remediating sites. For LSRP's, understand the role that ecological risk assessment plays in developing clean-up goals for your site.

This two-day program will provide you with a comprehensive overview of regulatory expectations of ecological risk assessments from both federal and state perspectives.

On Day One, learn about methodologies and innovative approaches being employed to conduct ecological risk evaluations and assessments of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems under CERCLA, RCRA, and various state mandates.

On Day Two, NJDEP representatives will take you through the new NJ guidance document for the completion of ecological risk assessments under the Licensed Site Remediation Professionals Program.

Featured Topics

  • Applicability of Ecological Risk Assessments
  • Federal, State (NJ, NY and PA) and Regional Approaches
  • Regulatory Drivers
  • Development of Clean-up Goals
  • Hazard Assessment: How and Why
  • The US EPA's 8-Step Process
  • And much more!

Charles Harman, AMEC Earth and Environmental
Nancy Hamill, NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)
Allan Motter, NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)

Continuing Education Credits

In addition to 1.2 Rutgers CEUs, this ecological risk assessment course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Health Officers & REHSs: 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). CEs for Ecological Risk Assessment are still pending.

NJ Professional Engineers: 12 Continuing Professional Competency Credits

NJ LSRP CECs: 5 Regulatory and 5 Technical

NJ Continuing Legal Education: Pending

PA/NY Continuing Legal Education: Pending

CT Licensed Environmental Professionals (LEPs): 9.5 CECs

This course is eligible toward PDHs for Pennsylvania Professional Geologists.


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After March 1, 2016

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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.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.