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Ecological Risk Assessment

Course Code: EZ0401WA21

ONLINE COURSE

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

Ecological Risk Assessment Training

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Date & Time

Last Held: March 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm EDT (Log-in time: 8:30am EDT)

Next offering TBD

Description

This online program provides attendees with a comprehensive overview of regulatory expectations of ecological risk assessments from both federal and state perspectives. Participants will learn to help clients understand how the ecological risk assessment process aids in developing realistic approaches to remediating sites. LSRPs will gain more perspective on the role that ecological risk assessment plays in establishing site clean-up goals.

On March 15 & 16, 2021 (from 9 am - 12 pm each day), learn about the 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 March 22 & 23, 2021 (from 9 am - 12 pm each day), NJDEP representatives will take you through the updated NJ guidance document for the completion of ecological risk assessments under the Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP) 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

Instructors
Faculty Coordinator: Charles Harman
, Wood
Nancy Hamill, NJDEP
Allan Motter, NJDEP
Iman Olguin-Lira, NJDEP

Continuing Education Credits

The March 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2021 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 1.2 Rutgers CEUs, this ecological risk assessment course has been approved for the following credits:

ATTENTION HEALTH OFFICERS AND 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 12.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

NJ Professional Engineers: 12 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits

NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP): 5 Regulatory and 5 Technical CECs

CT Licensed Environmental Professionals (LEPs): 9.5 CECs - Course Number CTLEP-392

This course is eligible toward PDHs for Pennsylvania Professional Geologists.

Fees

Registration Fee

TBD

 

Multi-Person Registration

TBD

Register at the same time with a colleague and you both save!

Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This online class will be delivered via Zoom.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • Microphone is not necessary (all students will be muted on entry; you can use the "chat function" to type your questions and interact with the instructor)
  • Webcam is optional but not necessary
  • Speaker is optional but not necessary (you will be able to listen to the presentation by dialing in on your phone if your computer does not have a speaker)

Photo ID Requirement:

Each registrant will be asked provide a photo of him/herself holding their government-issued photo ID. This is required by credit boards so that you may receive credits for participating in this online course.

  • You will receive a reminder email prior to the start of the class with further instructions. Wait to receive these instructions before you attempt to upload your ID.
  • The photo must be clear enough that we can read your name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it.
  • After an OCPE staff member reviews the picture and verifies your identity, you will have access to participate in the course when it begins.

IMPORTANT: A UNIQUE EMAIL ADDRESS IS REQUIRED FOR EACH REGISTRANT TO ACCESS OUR ONLINE COURSES

  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

Note: Pre-registration is required.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463
Administrative Assistant: Jackie Findra, 848-932-7180

Attention U.S. Veterans

This course is approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill®. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.