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NJ DEPARTMENT of ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
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Notice of Rule Proposal
Water Pollution Control Act - N.J.A.C. 7:14-2 and 8

Public Notice
Take notice that the NJ Department of Environmental Protection is proposing to readopt the Water Pollution Control Act.  A statement of the substance of the proposal follows: Subchapter 2 establishes construction standards for wastewater treatment facilities and defines the roles and responsibilities of the owner, the owner's representative or engineer and the construction contractor.  Subchapter 8 establishes a uniform policy for the Department's assessment of civil administrative penalties for violations of the NJPDES regulations (NJAC 7:14A), the rules governing standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems (N.J.A.C. 7:9A), the Water Supply Allocation regulations (N.J.A.C. 7:19), the Water Supply and Wastewater Operators' Licensing regulations (N.J.A.C. 7:10A), and the Underground Storage Tank regulations (N.J.A.C. 7:14B).  Subchapter 8 also includes Grace Period applicability and procedures that identify certain violations as minor and subject to a grace period.  There are no proposed changes to these subchapters.
 
The proposal is scheduled to be published in the New Jersey Register dated October 5, 2009.  A copy of the proposal is available from:  NJDEP web site (PDF), LexisNexis Customer Service at (800)223-1944 or www.lexisnexis.com/bookstore.  Be advised that there may be a fee for obtaining a copy of the proposal from some sources.

Written comments may be submitted by December 4, 2009 to:

NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Alice A. Previte, Esquire
ATTN: DEP Docket No.13-09-09/728
Office of Legal Affairs
PO Box 402
Trenton, New Jersey 08625

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