NJDEP is conducting rulemaking for New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Law. Click here for information on the rulemaking, stakeholder process, recordings from past meetings, and how to give your input.
DEP Commissioner LaTourette issues administrative order (AO) directing agency staff to meet legislative intent of the EJ law while implementing regulations are developed. Click here for AO.Read More
As directed under the Governor’s Executive Order 23, this guidance document provides a framework and tools for New Jersey’s executive branch agencies to implement environmental justice in their work and decision-making processes.Read More
We must listen to and amplify the voices of people of color. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection stands with its black and brown employees and all people of color in New Jersey, and across the country, in pursuit of social, economic and environmental justice.
The air quality index (AQI) is a daily report on the status of outdoor air quality in the region, along with associated health effects.