New Jersey Environmental Impact Statement: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Executive Order No. 215

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New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) permits: New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:14A-20.6

Environmental infrastructure facilities: NJAC 7:22-10

Level 1 environmental review: NJAC 7:22-10.4

Level 2 environmental review: NJAC 7:22-10.5

Level 3 environmental review: NJAC 7:22-10.6

Solid waste facilities: NJAC 7:26-2.9

Hazardous waste facilities: NJAC 7:26G-12.2

Regulatory Agency

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Permit Coordination and Environmental Review

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Under federal law, any project that may significantly impact the environment and involves a federal agency requires the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). New Jersey has its own state requirements for an EIS or environmental assessment (EA) for all state departments, agencies, and authorities who are initiating or funding projects. In addition, New Jersey has permit-specific EIS or environmental review requirements for several types of projects.

See the national section ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT for federal environmental review requirements.

Administration and enforcement. All required EAs, EISs, and environmental review documents should be submitted to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Office of Permit Coordination and Environmental Review for review and distribution.

State Requirements


In New Jersey, all state departments and agencies must prepare either an EA or an EIS in support of major construction projects. This ...

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