Governing Law and Regulations
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.
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 ...