New Jersey Land Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey Land Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Land treatment facility rules: New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:26G-8.1(a) and NJAC 7:26G-9.1(a) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Regulation Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New Jersey has incorporated by reference the federal rules for land treatment. There are no additional state requirements. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use hazardous waste land treatment facilities must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. The state's stricter permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program administers and enforces the land treatment requirements in New Jersey.

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