Governing Law and Regulations
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner's Office Environmental Management Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2
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 adopted federal permit exemption rules for hazardous waste neutralization as it applies to conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQG) that do not need to count neutralized wastes toward the quantity determination for hazardous waste generator status. See the national section NEUTRALIZATION OF WASTES for more information on exemption status.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Solid and Hazardous Waste Program administers and enforces hazardous waste rules in New Jersey.