Tag Archives: NJDEP

Environmental Impacts of Hurricane Sandy

As the year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy passed, it is a good time to look at the long term environmental impacts of the storm as well as the actions taken by state agencies to deal with the aftermath.  An article … Continue reading

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EPA Published Final Rule On SO2 Emissions From PA Power Plant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted the long awaited petition filed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to reduce sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from a neighboring Pennsylvania power plant.  The initial petition was filed by NJDEP … Continue reading

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State Specific News – June 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. Pennsylvania: Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit: A general permit … Continue reading

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State Specific News – December 2007

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: Air Pollution Control Proposal: NJ DEP proposed amendments … Continue reading

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New Jersey’s Open Market Emission Trading Program

On August 2, 1996, NJDEP’s Open Market Emission Trading Program became operative with the principle goal of achieving compliance and attainment more quickly and less expensively than the old “command and control” system. The program, which is limited to VOC … Continue reading

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