On July 16, 2010, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) Commissioner, Bob Martin, published a List of Policy Priorities and a Vision Statement (see links below) in written form that will serve as a guide for the NJDEP to be more efficient and consumer friendly. The goals of these two documents are to

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) passed its Notification and Public Outreach Rule, N.J.A.C. 7:26E-1.4 et seq., in September of 2008. This regulation requires parties responsible for remediating sites to notify the public of ongoing remedial investigation and remedial action at sites in New Jersey. Although the regulation was adopted on September 2

On June 5, 2008, new legislation was introduced to address the overburdened New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”)’s current staff and budget constraints by expediting its report review process. Introduction of the Bill, sponsored by Senator Bob Smith, followed hearings before the State Senate Environment Committee and Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee at which