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Bureau of Hazardous Waste Compliance & Enforcement

About Us
The Hazardous Waste Compliance and Enforcement program administers the RCRA (Resource Conservation Recovery Act) program in New Jersey. There is also a transportation oversight function that includes, in coordination with the State Police, roadside operations and hazardous waste transporter terminal audits.

What We Do
The Hazardous Waste Compliance and Enforcement program performs the following activities to ensure that hazardous waste is properly identified and collected, transported, treated and disposed of in an environmentally sound manner:

  • Provides compliance assistance
  • Investigates complaints
  • Conducts inspections
  • Issues enforcement documents, both formal and informal, which may include assessed penalties
  • Assists the Attorney General in developing enforcement cases and testifies in court
  • Negotiates compliance schedule and penalty settlements

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