New Jersey Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Air Pollution Control Act, New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 26:2C-19, New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:27A-3, and NJAC 7:26A-9.4

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Asbestos: NJSA 34:5A-40, NJSA 34:5A-41, NJAC 8:60-3.4, NJAC 8:60-3.5, NJAC 12:120-3.4, NJAC 12:120-3.5, and NJAC 7:26-5.4

Community right-to-know: NJSA 34:5A-31, NJAC 7:1G-6.16, and NJAC 7:1G-7.7

Contaminated site remediation: NJAC 7:26C-9

Hazardous materials transportation: NJSA 39:5B-29(a)

Hazardous waste: Solid Waste Management Act (SW Act), NJSA 13:1E-1 et seq., and NJAC 7:26G-2.4 to 7:26G-2.9

Laboratories: NJAC 7:18-10

Medical waste: NJSA 13:1E-48.20 and NJAC 7:26-5.1

Pesticides: Pesticide Control Act, NJSA 13:1F-10, NJSA 13:1F-16, and NJSA 2:24-6.4

Pollution prevention: NJSA 7:1K-12.1 to 7:1K-12.9


Recycling centers: NJSA 13:1E-9, NJAC 7:26A-9.1 to 9.10, and NJAC 7:26-5

Transporters of source-separated materials: NJAC 7:26A-9.4(g)

Solid (nonhazardous) waste: SW Act, NJSA 13:1E-1 et seq., NJSA 48:13A-12, NJSA 48:13A-12.1, NJSA 48:13A-12.2, and NJAC 7:26-5.4 to 7:26-5.9

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): NJSA 58:10A-10, NJAC 7:14-8, NJAC 7:14B-12.1, NJAC 7:14B-12.4, and NJAC 7:26C-9

Toxic catastrophe prevention: NJAC 7:31-11.4

Universal waste: NJAC 7:26A-9.4(g)(5) and NJAC 7:26A-9.4(g)(6)

Used oil: NJAC 7:26A-9.4(g)(4)


Drinking water: NJSA 58:12A-10 and NJAC 7:10-3

Oil spills: NJSA 58:10-23.11 and NJAC 7:1E-6.5

Operators: NJAC 7:10A-2.3

Wells: NJAC 7:9D-4.4

Water pollution: NJSA 58:10A

Water supply: NJSA 58:1A-16

Wetlands: NJSA 13:9A, NJSA 13:9B, NJSA 13:19-18, NJAC 7:7-8, NJAC 7:7A-16, and NJAC 7:13

Workplace safety and health (private sector): U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), 29 USC 666

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