New Jersey Pollution Prevention regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey Pollution Prevention: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

New Jersey Pollution Prevention Act of 1991, New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 13:1D-35 to 13:1D-58

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Pollution Prevention (P2) Program rules: New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:1K-1.1 to 7:1K-12.11 and Appendix A to D

P2 goals: NJAC 7:1K-1.2

P2 definition: NJAC 7:1K-1.5

Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) facilities: NJAC 7:1K-1.4

Additional hazardous substances: NJAC 7:1K-3.6

Types of facilities: NJAC 7:1K Appendix D

P2 planning: NJAC 7:1K-3.1, NJAC 7:1K-4.3, and NJAC 7:1K-4.5

P2 plan summary: NJAC 7:1K-5.1

Annual updates: NJAC 7:1K-6.1

Confidentiality: NJAC 7:1K-8.1

Advisory board: NJAC 7:1K-2.1

Regulatory Agencies

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 ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
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