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Solid & Hazardous Waste Regulation

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Program Activities
The Bureau of Solid Waste Compliance and Enforcement performs the following activities to ensure that solid waste is collected, transported and disposed of in an environmentally acceptable manner and in a competitive marketplace:

provide compliance assistance
investigate complaints
conduct inspections
issue enforcement documents, both formal and informal which may include assessed penalties
assists the Attorney General in developing enforcement cases and testifies in court
negotiate compliance schedule and penalty settlements

Statutory and regulatory authority
Solid Waste Management Act: N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq.
Solid Waste Utility Control Act: N.J.S.A. 48:1 et seq.
N.J.A.C. 7:26-1 et seq., N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1 et seq., and N.J.A.C. 7:26H-1 et seq.

Who do I call to report a violation?
To report a Solid Waste violation or any environmental incident impacting New Jersey, call the DEP 24 hour toll-free environmental hotline, @ 1-877-927-6337.

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