New Jersey Hazardous Air Pollutants regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey Hazardous Air Pollutants: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP): 40 CFR 61 and 40 CFR 63

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Air pollution by toxic substances: New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:27-17

Applicability: NJAC 7:27-17.8 and NJAC 7:27-17.9

Discharge parameters: NJAC 7:27-17.4

Specific operations: NJAC 7:27-17.5

Testing requirements: NJAC 7:27-17.6

Reporting requirements: NJAC 7:27-17.6

Permits: NJAC 7:27-17.4, NJAC 7:27-17.7, NJAC 7:27-8, and NJAC 7:27-22

Mercury: NJAC 7:27-27.1 to 7:27-27.11

Regulatory Agency

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Management Division of Air Quality

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Sources of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) in New Jersey must comply with applicable National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) requirements and source-specific NESHAP requirements, known as maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards. For more information on NESHAPs, see the national section HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS. In addition, New Jersey has developed a state program to permit and control the discharge of HAPs and designated toxic substances.

Administration and enforcement. New Jersey DEP administers and enforces the national HAP regulations and the state air toxic regulations.

State Requirements



NJAC 7:27-17.8 and NJAC 7:27-17.9

The provisions of New Jersey's rule dealing with air pollution by toxic substances apply to all operations and equipment storing, using, or manufacturing of one or more of the toxic substances (TXSs) listed in Table 1 in this ...

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