NR 700 – 754 Rules Meeting on May 7, 2019

On May 7, 2019, the Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program will host a meeting to provide information and seek input on the development of revisions to select provisions of Wis. Admin. Code chs. NR 700799, Environmental Protection – Investigation and Remediation of Environmental Contamination.

This meeting is part of a series of rule development meetings that the RR program is hosting as it develops proposed rule revisions. The May 7 meeting will be a discussion of rule development relating to:

  • Statutory requirements created by 2015 Wis. Act 204 for (1) financial responsibility for engineering control and structural impediment removal at sediment cleanup sites and related requirements, and (2) insurance or other forms of financial responsibility for Voluntary Party Liability Exemption (VPLE) sediment cleanup sites;
  • Statutory revisions made by 2017 Wis. Act 70 regarding the use of the term “property” and property boundary changes at sites enrolled in the VPLE program; and
  • Ensuring adequate guidance exists within code for investigating and remediation sites with contaminated sediments.

The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DNR’s Madison office in room G-27.

If you plan to attend the meeting, please RSVP to Molly Schmidt and state whether you will attend in person.

To participate via conference call, please dial 1-855-947-8255 and use passcode: 6961 559#.

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