The Environmental Commission of the Borough of Madison meets from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on the dates listed below, in the 2nd Floor Committee Room of the Hartley Dodge Memorial, 50 Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey.
These meetings are open to the public. Please note that official action may be taken for the meetings as seen in the calendar to the right.
Agendas & Minutes
The Environmental Commission has the following duties:
Environmental Resource Inventory
The Madison Environmental Commission (MEC) is pleased to present the Environmental Resource Inventory (PDF). There are also 3 appendices: an Environmental Checklist (PDF), Map Appendix Part 1 (PDF), and Map Appendix Part 2 (PDF).
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The Environmental Commission, following on Green Forum suggestions, is forming Action Teams:
Please let us know if you want to be part of a focused team.
Madison residents are eligible for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR! Please visit the ENERGY STAR page for more details on how to get started in Madison. Additional resources include:
The MEC has tested the Madison Recreation Complex stormwater runoff on three times to ensure no contaminants enter our groundwater. Tests were commissioned in October 2012, 2016 and 2021. The lab, Equity Environmental Engineering, interpreted the results as follows: "The stormwater samples were collected from turf fields runoff and analyzed for lead, zinc, and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The results of the analysis did not identify concentrations of these compounds that exceeded the NJDEP criteria (Ground Water Quality Criteria and Surface Water Quality Criteria). All of the compounds were non-detect (ND) except Zinc.”
The lab's methodology is as follows: "Method Detection Limit (MDL) is the lowest concentration at which an analyte can be detected in a sample. Reporting Limit (RL) is the lowest concentration at which an analyte concentration can be reported with a reasonable degree of accuracy and precision. Bold MDL and RL values mean that they are greater than the NJDEP criteria. Where the MDL or RL was above the NJDEP criteria, the analytical results were non-detect and therefore, not of concern.”
PC Problems on Main Street will accept electronics for proper disposal during business hours without charge. Large TV's must be taken to the DPW Municipal Garage.