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Funeral Homes Added to High Hazard Use Group

By Paul Sakson / February 1, 2015

Apparently opening a child care center in an adjacent or former funeral home is not uncommon. The NJ Department of Children and Families has added Funeral Homes as a potential hazardous site where additional environmental assessment is required for child care center licensing. Funeral homes pose an environmental risk, especially when it comes to indoor air. Chemicals such as formaldehyde…

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Case Study: From Conception to Reality

By Paul Sakson / August 1, 2014

A child care center owner identified a site in Central New Jersey for development. A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I) was performed prior to the property acquisition to satisfy bank lending requirements. Additionally, all anticipated play area and groundwater sampling was conducted to ensure NJDEP compliance once the property was acquired. Once the property was acquired, using the…

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