Governing Law and Regulations
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Pollution Prevention and Right to Know (OPPRK)
DEP Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
New Jersey Pollution Prevention Advisory Board (PPAB)
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 pollution prevention (P2) rules require specific industries generating certain hazardous chemicals to prepare a P2 Plan and Plan Summary and to follow up with a P2 Plan Progress Report.
New Jersey's P2 regulations use the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) coding system to identify applicable industrial facilities.
The federal P2 waste minimization rules are effective in New Jersey. Refer to the national section POLLUTION PREVENTION to review the requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Office of Pollution Prevention and Right to Know (OPPRK) enforces the state's P2 rules, while the ...