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Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs)

A SEP is an environmentally beneficial project that a respondent voluntarily agrees to perform as a condition of settling an enforcement action. A SEP is an activity that the violator would not otherwise have been required to perform, and in which the public or the environment is the primary beneficiary.  For more information on SEPs, speak to your inspector at one of our regional offices, below:


  • For Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties: (973) 656-4444

  • For Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties: (609) 292-3187

  • For Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties: (856) 614-3601

About SEPs
Click on the one of the links below to find out more details about SEPs and how SEPs are implemented in the State of New Jersey:


Examples of Supplemental Environmental Projects
There are several Supplemental Environmental Projects that have been implemented, but the three projects listed below are some of the more noteworthy examples of SEPs. Click on the pictures for more information on these projects:

Camden Rain Garden picture
Camden Rain
Hawk Rise Sanctuary
Hawk Rise
solar panels
Solar Panels
Deptford, NJ





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