Laws and Regulations/Legal Documents
Referenced Laws, Regulations, and Agreements
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA or Superfund), 42 U.S.C. § 9601 et seq.
Trustee Coordination and Management
Memoranda of Understanding/Memoranda of Agreement
Memorandum of Agreement Among the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Natural Resource Restoration; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service Regarding Natural Resource Damage Assessment for the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site and Environs, November 20, 2002
Cooperative Assessment Agreements
Interim Cooperative Assessment Funding Agreement for the Lower Passaic River Portion of the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site, New Jersey - Federal Trustees and Cooperating Companies (January 2009). To faciliate document assessibility, a separate listing of the signatories to the Agreement, identified in pages 11 through 31 is provided.
Interim Cooperative Assessment Funding Agreement for the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site, New Jersey - Federal Trustees and Occidental (November 2008).
Preassessment/Injury Assessment Phase
Preliminary Injury Assessment
Preliminary Assessment Screen Cover Letter for Diamond Alkali, n.d.
Preassessment Screen and Determination for the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, August 2004
Federal Register Notice Announcing Availability of Draft NRDA Plan for the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site
Draft Natural Resource Damage Assessment Plan for the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site, November 2007
Public Outreach and Involvement
Draft Community Involvement Plan.
NRDA Agenda, September 14, 2004.
NRDA Overview: Natural Resource Trustees Presentation to NJ Industries, September 14, 2004.
Methods Commonly Applied in NRDA to Quantify Restoration, September 14, 2004.
Cooperation: What It Takes!, September 14, 2004.
NRDA Process and Trustee Activities, September 14, 2004.
Expanding the Scope of Restoration Opportunities for the Passaic River - Newark Bay Complex, 2006. Poster from Passaic Symposium and Battelle Conference.
Assessing TCDD-TEQ Risk in a New Jersey Urban Industrialized Waterway, April 2005. Poster on ecological risk assessment for dioxin, furans, and PCBs.
Assessing DDT Risk in a New Jersey Urban Industrialized Waterway, June 2004. Poster on ecological risk assessment for dioxin, furans, and DDT.
Strategic Approaches to the Restoration of the Passaic River Watershed: Comparing the Scale of Available Properties Wetland and Buffer Area Required to Reduce Pollutant Loads, n.d.
October 5, 2016 EPA Secures $165 Million Agreement with Occidental Chemical to Conduct the Work Needed to Start the Cleanup of the Lower Eight Miles of the Passaic River
March 4, 2016 EPA Finalizes Passaic River Cleanup; One of the Largest Superfund Projects in EPA History Will Protect People’s Health and the Environment
January 27, 2009 Federal Agencies and Industry Work Together to Restore New Jersey's Passaic River
June 14, 2007 EPA Announces Draft Evaluation of Options for Early Action