Governing Law and Regulations
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Jersey follows the federal biennial report rules for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs) and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). The report is submitted on the federal biennial report form. The only additional state requirement is a biennial reporting fee for LQGs. There is no equivalent federal fee. LQGs and TSDFs should note that the state imposes penalty fees for failure to comply with biennial report requirements.
For more information on the federal requirements, see the national section BIENNIAL REPORT.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program administers and enforces the state's biennial report requirements.
New Jersey imposes administrative penalty fees on LQGs and TSDFs that fail to comply with the biennial report rules. Generators and TSDFs that fail to submit the biennial report by March 1 are penalized $3,000.
A biennial report fee must accompany the biennial report of an LQG that ships hazardous waste off-site. The amount of the fee is based on how much ...