Governing Law and Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Management 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. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires New Jersey (and all states) to use the federal form of manifest: the standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). These forms replaced the New Jersey Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest and its continuation sheet. Waste handlers should go to the national MANIFESTS section for guidance on how to prepare the manifest form and how to deal with related manifest issues such as manifest discrepancies and rejected shipments. New Jersey has its own state rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with the distribution of ...