NJ to Allow Steel Slag Use in Construction

Updated: Aug 6

June 25, 2022 |

New Jersey will now allow steel slag, a byproduct of the steel and iron recycling process, to be used in construction fill for certain industrial and commercial developments and remediation projects without the need for additional Department of Environmental Protection approval.

NJ SEED: The legislature has concurred with the governor’s recommendations and NJ will now permit the use of steel slag – a by-product of steel refining -to be used in certain construction projects. The use of steel slag is standard practice in many areas with use as roadway granular base, for embankments, highway shoulders and in hot mix asphalt pavement.

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