Expert Testimony

Andover Township Planning Board
Lake Hemlock Subdivision
Residential subdivision – 10 lots
Client: Westby Corporation
Testimony Including: EIS preparation, inventory of existing conditions, environmental assessment of sewerage disposal, water supply, drainage, noise, air, and construction impacts.

Bedminster Township Planning Board
Minor residential subdivision with variances
Client: Mr. Matt Marano
Testimony Including: Environmental assessment and variance application review, wetlands, endangered species (heron rookery), sewerage disposal, nitrate dilution, runoff.

Blairstown Planning Board
Seven lot residential subdivision
Client: Total Concept Development Corp.
Testimony Including: Environmental assessment on water quality (nonpoint source pollution), environmental assessment of detention basin on adjoining wetlands.

Borough of Netcong Planning Board
Furnace Commons – apartment complex
Use variance – minor subdivision and site plan
Client: Friends of Furnace Pond
Testimony Including: Wildlife biology, wood turtle habitat, conservation easements surrounding furnace pond, detention basin construction, thermal pollution, silt fencing installation, on-site wetlands and hydric soils.

Denville Planning Board
Rock Ridge Estates
Major residential subdivision
Client: Friends of Rock Ridge
Testimony including: Impact on adjoining surface water bodies, impact on neighboring wells and slope stability, endangered species (Indiana Bat and Timber Rattlesnake habitat).

Fredon Township Planning Board
Red Barn Pet Supplies
Use variance
Client: Red Barn Farm
Testimony Including: Impacts of operation of raising rodents (rats and mice) for pet market, compliance with state laws regarding animal facility operation and the inspection of pet shops, health effects and the control of communicable diseases (hantavirus), rodent proofing methods, disinfection techniques.

Frelinghuysen Township Planning Board
Major residential/commercial subdivision
Client: Route 94 Development Corp.
Testimony Including: EIS preparation, soils description, detention basin suitability, groundwater availability, impact of UST used for home heating oil, suitability for septic systems, wildlife habitat.

Hardwick Township Planning Board
Lime Kill Estates
Major residential subdivision
Client: EMR Realty
Testimony Including: Preliminary assessment and site investigation (old farm dump), technical requirements and cleanup standards under NJDEP guidance document, soil logs, hazardous waste sampling.

Jefferson Town Council Public Hearing
Hunters Glen (Mase Mountain)
Zoned change, from residential zoning to business park zoning
Client: Friends of Holland Mountain
Testimony including: Nonpoint source pollution, wastewater disposal, groundwater availability, and endangered species, adverse environmental impacts associated with increases of impervious surfaces.

Knowlton Township Planning Board
Knowlton Riverside Estates
Client: Total Concept Development Corp.
Testimony including: EIS preparation, steep slopes, wetlands, suitability for septic systems and onsite wells, hydric soils and floodplain.

Hampton Township Zoning Board
Bulk Variance – Residential Use
Client: KSM Engineering
Testimony Including: Wetland Report preparation, GIS maps work, on and off-site wetlands, soils suitability for septic systems.

N.J. State Senate – Subcommittee on Natural Resources
Ogden Bill – Testify in front of Maureen B. Ogden
Ogden Bill – Testify in front of Maureen B. Ogden – Oral Testimony and Written Report – provide committee with testimony and report supporting what was to become N.J.S.A. 13:9 B – 1 et.seq. “The Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act”

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