Section: Memorandum of agreement to qualify for reimbursement certification
5. a. To qualify for the certification of reimbursement of 75% of the closure and remediation costs authorized pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1996, c.124 (C.13:1E-116.4), a developer shall enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Commissioner of Environmental Protection for the environmentally sound and proper closure or remediation of the municipal solid waste landfill located on the site of the redevelopment project.
b. Under the memorandum of agreement, the developer shall agree to perform and complete any closure activity or remediation as may be required by the Department of Environmental Protection, pursuant to law, to ensure the environmentally sound and proper closure and remediation of the municipal solid waste landfill located at the site of the redevelopment project. Any activity necessary to remediate ground or surface water contamination caused by a municipal solid waste landfill shall be undertaken in compliance with the remediation standards adopted by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to P.L.1993, c.139 (C.58:10B-1 et al.).
c. After the developer has entered into a memorandum of agreement with the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, the commissioner shall submit a copy thereof to the developer, the clerk of the municipality in which the municipal solid waste landfill is located, the Commissioner of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development, and the director.
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