NJ DEPARTMENT of ENVIRONMENTAL
Division of Water Quality
Notice of Rule Proposal
New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - N.J.A.C. 7:14A
Take notice that the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is proposing to readopt with amendments the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) rules at N.J.A.C. 7:14A. The Department also proposes related amendments to the Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems rules, N.J.A.C. 7:9A, the Water Pollution Control Act rules, N.J.A.C. 7:14, the Ninety-Day Construction Permit rules, N.J.A.C. 7:1C, and the Department Organization rules at N.J.A.C. 7:1. The most extensive amendments to the rules pertain to reclaimed water for beneficial reuse (RWBR); the method for calculating the fee for dischargers to ground water; the fee for authorizations under the stormwater construction general permit; residuals management; the effluent standard for acute whole effluent toxicity; and the industrial pretreatment program.
The proposal is scheduled to be published in the March 17, 2008 New Jersey Register. Copy of the proposal is available on the Department’s web site(PDF), by contacting Jim Lunski, Rule Coordinator, Nicholas Horiates, Rule Coordinator, LexisNexis Customer Service at (800) 223-1944 or www.lexisnexis.com/bookstore. Be advised that there may be a fee for obtaining a copy of the proposal from some sources.
Public hearings concerning the proposal are scheduled as follows:
Monday, April 21, 2008 at 10:00am to 1:00pm or the close of testimony
Rutgers Labor Education Center
50 Labor Center Way
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm and 5:30pm to 7:30 pm or the close of testimony
Environmental Research and Extension Center
1200 Florence-Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Written comments may be submitted until May 16, 2008 to:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Alice A. Previte, Esq.
ATTN: DEP Docket No. 01-08-01/555
Office of Legal Affairs
PO Box 402
401 East State Street – 4th Floor
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
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