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5/20/15 Short Term De Minimis General Permit (B7), NJ0134511 issued.

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3/16/15 NJPDES Annual Fee Report is now available.

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3/12/15 CSO Permits Issued Final - 25 final permits to improve surface water quality in urban parts of the state by requiring municipalities and wastewater authorities to develop strategies to reduce pollution from combined sewer overflows.

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2/26/15 – Stormwater Training

Stormwater training materials for municipalities and stormwater design review professionals to support the training requirements of Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) NJPDES permits.

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1/19/15 – MS4 Tier A Permit Annual Report – Supplemental Questionnaire - This questionnaire must be downloaded to your computer, completed, and uploaded as an attachment to you MS4 Tier A Annual Report that is due by May 2, 2015. 
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12/8/14 - Interactive Sludge Mapping Tool - This interactive map provides the user the ability to physically locate New Jersey’s sewage sludge management systems and then explore their capabilities, acceptance criteria and contact information.
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10/15/14 - Draft Surface Water Permit for Category B7, Short Term Deminimis General Permit, NJ0134511
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8/31/14 - NJPDES Final Sludge Quality General Permit for Category WTRG, Public Water Treatment Systems (NJ0215546)
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2/4/14 - Municipal Stormwater Permit Status

As most of you may be aware, all four (4) Municipal General Permits have expiration dates of February 28, 2014. However, these permits will remain in full force and effect until renewal permits are issued.  Until then, continued implementation of all aspects of your Tier A, Tier B, Public Complex or Highway General Permit(s) is required.  You will be notified once draft permits are available and have the opportunity to comment on any proposed changes at that time.  Please contact your case manager if you have any specific questions on the renewal process.  The Department appreciates your continued cooperation in this matter.      

11/26/13 - Issuance of NJPDES Final General Petroleum Products Clean-up General Permit (B4B) - NJ0102709

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11/18/13 - Issuance of NJPDES Final General Permit for Category T1, Sanitary Subsurface Disposal (GP, NJ0130281).

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for details.

8/28/13 - Issuance of New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) Final General Non-Contact Cooling Water Permit (CG)-NJ0070203.

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8/13/13 - Issuance of Draft Statewide Sand and Gravel (RSG) Stormwater General Permit New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) Permit No. NJ0201189

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7/25/13 - Final Scrap Metal Processing and Recycling Industrial Stormwater General Permit - NJ0163261 (Category SM2), issued 7/25/13.
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12/27/12 - Final Basic Industrial Stormwater Permit, NJ0088315, issued 12/27/12.

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blue arrow8/1/12 - Final Vehicle Recycling Master General Stormwater Permit, NJ0163279, issued August 1, 2012.

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blue arrow3/20/12 - Wastewater Beneficial Reuse General Permit. This permit authorizes distribution of reclaimed water for beneficial reuse for restricted access applications.

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blue arrow02/27/12 - Final Consolidated Potable Water Treatment Plant Permit (BPW), effective April 1, 2012.

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blue arrow12/20/11 - Final Consolidated Master School Permit (ASC- NJ0193381).

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blue arrow12/19/11 - Draft Consolidated Potable Water Treatment Plant Permit. This general permit authorizes the existing discharges from twenty-eight potable water treatment plants (WTPs),


blue arrow11/21/11 Final Construction Dewatering Permit Issued

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blue arrow11/21/11 - NJPDES FY2012 Annual Fee Report (Proposal Document)

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blue arrow11/1/11 - Final Issuance of Master General Permit for Pesticide Application

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blue arrow3/7/11 - Public Notice for Proposed Readoption with Amendments to the Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems at N.J.A.C. 7:9A.

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blue arrow1/30/2011 - Public Notice for Proposed Amendments to the FFY2011 Clean Water Priority Sytem/Intended Use Plan.

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blue arrow1/26/2011- Snow Removal and Disposal Policy

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blue arrow12/23/2010 - Pesticide Application Discharge (PGP), Draft Permit

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blue arrow12/7/10 NJDEP will hold two public hearings on the NJPDES Fee Report.

For more information please contact the Permit Administration Section at 609-984-4428.
Notice of Public Hearing
2011 Notice of Annual Fee Report
NJPDES FY2011 Annual Fee Report (Proposal Document).
blue arrow11/30/10 Newark Liberty International Airport General Permit Renewal Document
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