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Notice of Rule Proposal
Dam Safety Standards, N.J.A.C. 7:20

Public Notice
Take notice that the NJ Department of Environmental Protection is proposing amendments to the Dam Safety Standards. A statement of the substance of the proposal follows:

P.L.2005, c.228 amended the Safe Dam Act, N.J.S.A. 58:4-1 et seq. to provide additional enforcement remedies for the Department to pursue and enforce Dam Safety Standards. This amendment to the Dam Safety Standards is necessary to establish the penalties and procedures for implementing the provisions of the amended law.

The proposal is scheduled to be published in the New Jersey Register dated November 19, 2007.

A copy of the proposal is available from: the Department’s web site; by contacting John Ritchey by mail at P.O. Box 419, Trenton, NJ 08625-0419, by phone at (609)984-0859 or by email at; or LexisNexis Customer Service at (800)223-1944 or Be advised that there may be a fee for obtaining a copy of the proposal from some sources.

Written comments may be submitted by January 18, 2008 to:

NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Oneida Cuevas, Esq.
ATTN: DEP Docket No. 22-07-10/564
Office of Legal Affairs
PO Box 402
Trenton, New Jersey 08625

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