New Jersey Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:1E-2.13

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Solid waste:

Disposal facilities: NJAC 7:26-2.10(b)(9)

Sanitary landfills: NJAC 7:26-2A.8(b)(25)

Composting and co-composting facilities: NJAC 7:26-2B.7(d)

Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act Program (TCPA): NJSA 13:1K-19 to 13:1K-32 and regulations at NJAC 7:31-1.1 to 7:31-11.4

Trade secrets: NJSA 13:1K-29

Water Supply Diversions: NJAC 7:19-2.14

Wastewater: NJAC 7:14A-6.12

Regulatory Agencies

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Office of the Attorney General Department of Law and Public Safety State Police Hazardous Materials Transportation Enforcement Unit

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New Jersey's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, for which the state has been delegated authority. See the state section RISK MANAGEMENT and the national section SECURITY for more information.

New Jersey's rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) follow the federal requirements in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. New Jersey also follows the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. The owners and operators of solid nonhazardous waste facilities in New Jersey must ensure facility security. The rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions are the same as the federal rules.

New Jersey public water suppliers must follow the federal rules for vulnerability assessments under the Public Health ...


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