New Jersey TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit rules: New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:26G-12.1 to 7:26G-13.2 and NJAC 7:26-16.1 to 7:26-16.23

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Facility location: Major Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Act, New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 13:1E-49 to 13:1E-91

Application process:

Environmental and health impact statement (EHIS): NJAC 7:26G-12.2

Disclosure statement: NJAC 7:26-16.4 and NJAC 7:26-16.6

Permit transfers: NJAC 7:26G-12.1(c) and NJAC 7:26G-2.4(g)(9)

Financial assurance: NJAC 7:26G-8.1, and NJAC 7:26G-9.1

Facility location: NJSA 13:1E-49 to 13:1E-91

Fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.1 to 7:26G-3.4

Permit application fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(e)(1) and NJAC 7:26G-3.3(e)(11)

Permit renewal fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(e)(2)

Permit modification fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(e)(7)

Manifest fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(b) and NJAC 7:26G-3.4(c)

Inspection and compliance monitoring fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(c)

Closure plan approval fee: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(e)(4)

EHIS fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(e)(12)

Additional fees: NJAC 7:26G-3.3(e)

Regulatory Agency

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) 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 adopted the federal permit requirements and permit modification regulations for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), including the remedial action plan (RAP) rules and the provisions for standardized permits, and added its own permit application requirements. The state's additional TSDF permit rules require an environmental and health impact statement (EHIS) and a disclosure ...


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