Governing Law and Regulations
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Management 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 has adopted the federal used oil management rules and added several more stringent requirements relating to:
—Definition of used oil
—Mixtures of used diesel engine crankcase oil and diesel fuel
—Total halogen content of on-specification used oil
—Generators using space heaters
—Facilities that accept do-it-yourselfer (DIYer) used oil for recycling
—State registration and recordkeeping for used oil transporters
—Facility location notification by used oil transfer facilities
—Application as a Class D (used oil) recycling center by processors and rerefiners
—Air permits for burners burning off-specification used oil for energy recovery
—Signage for motor oil retailers