New Jersey RCRA: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste management statutes and rules: Solid Waste Management Act, New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 13:IE-1 to 13:IE-48; Major Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Act, NJSA 13:1E-49 to 13:1E-91; and regulations at New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:26G-1.1 to 7:26G-16.12, NJAC 7:26A-6.1 to 7:26A-6.10, and NJAC 7:26A-7.1 to 7:26A-7.9

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Solid (nonhazardous) waste statute and rules: Solid Waste Management Act, NJSA 13:IE 1 to 13:IE-48; Sanitary Landfill Facility Closure and Contingency Fund Act, NJSA 13:IE-100 to 13:IE-116; Municipal Landfill Site Closure, Remediation, and Redevelopment Act, NJSA13:IE-116.1 to 13:IE-176; Waste Control Act, NJSA 13:1I-1 to 13:1I-8; and regulations at NJAC 7:26-1.1 to 7:26-17.26

Underground storage tank (UST) statute and rules: NJSA 58:10A-21 to 58:10A-35, New Jersey UST Finance Act, NJSA 58:10A-37.1 et seq.; New Jersey Water Pollution Control Act, NJSA 58:10A-1 et seq.; New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Act, NJSA 52:27D-119 et seq.; and regulations at NJAC 7:14B-1.1et seq. and NJAC 7:26C-12.1 to 12.4 and Appendices

Regulatory Agencies

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program

DEP Division of Responsible Party Site Remediation Bureau of Underground Storage Tanks

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New Jersey's waste management rules include many of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's (RCRA) rules as well as more stringent state requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste ...

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