NJ DEPARTMENT of ENVIRONMENTAL
Compliance and Enforcement
Notice of Rule Proposal
Solid Waste Rules; Penalties, Grace Period Provisions
Proposed Amendments and New Rule, N.J.A.C. 7:26-5.10 & N.J.A.C.
Take notice that the NJ Department of Environmental Protection
is proposing to amend the Solid Waste Rules, N.J.A.C. 7:26,
and the Solid Waste Utility Regulations, N.J.A.C. 7:26H. A statement
of the substance of the proposal follows:
The Department is proposing to amend the Solid Waste Rules,
N.J.A.C. 7:26, and the Solid Waste Utility Regulations, N.J.A.C.
7:26H, to identify violations of the Solid Waste Rules and the
Solid Waste Utility Regulations as either minor or non-minor
for the purpose of providing grace periods in accordance with
P.L. 1995, c. 296 (N.J.S.A. 13:1D-125 et seq.), commonly known
as the Grace Period Law. The proposed amended rules set forth
how the Department will respond to any violation identified
as minor. The Department is also proposing to add penalties
for violations not previously included in these rules and to
revise the base penalties for all violations.
The proposal is scheduled to be published in the New Jersey
Register dated September 6, 2005. A copy
of the proposal(PDF) may
be accessed from this web site. Copies may also be obtained
from LexisNexis at (800) 833-9844 or www.lexisnexis.com/bookstore.
Be advised that there may be a fee for obtaining a copy of the
proposal from some sources.
A public hearing(s) concerning the proposal is scheduled as
Monday, October 3, 2005, from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Public Hearing Room
401 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
Written comments may be submitted by November 5, 2005 to:
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Leslie W. Ledogar, Esq.
ATTN: DEP Docket No.08-05-04/411
Office of Legal Affairs
P0 Box 402
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
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