North Camden Waterfront Park, NJ | Site Remediation

RMS personnel managed the project and provided LSRP services for a multi-property Brownfield Assessment and Cleanup along the Delaware River. The site was redeveloped as a park for the local community and was funded through multiple grants one of which was the New Jersey Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fun (HDSRF). The investigation used grant funding to perform a Preliminary Assessment (PA), Site Investigation (SI), Remedial Investigation (RI) and Remedial Action (RA). Contamination included historic fill, petroleum products and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons


(PAHs) were identified above standards in the river sediments. Cleanup included excavation and off-site disposal of PCB impacted soils in accordance with federal Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) regulations. The remediation also included the use of institutional and engineering controls for the historic fill contamination. A soil cap was used as the engineering control.


A review of background concentrations in sediments from adjacent, upstream and downstream properties was performed to demonstrate that no remediation was necessary along the waterfront for the metal and PAH impacted sediments along the Delaware River.