As New Jersey responds to COVID-19, DEP remains open and committed to the protection of our environment and public health. While most DEP employee work remotely, your telephone calls may be routed to voicemail but will be promptly returned. We encourage you to reach DEP staff via email using our Easy Access guide: https://www.state.nj.us/dep/easyaccess/.
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New Jersey Protecting Against Climate Threats.
New Jersey is a partner in a 10-state plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improving the health of residents and growing the economy.
Click here for information on steps DEP is taking to address COVID-19-related regulatory compliance issues in New Jersey.
What New Jersey is doing to address climate change and reach 100 percent clean energy by 2050.
Local and regional planning initiatives on potential impacts of climate change and coastal hazards, as well as solutions.
Empowering Garden State residents and communities to reduce the impacts of pollution on overburdened populations.
How to recycle in New Jersey – whether residential, business, schools or electronic waste; and news about recycling.
To protect municipalities from flooding, New Jersey is working to build a comprehensive system of flood hazard risk reduction measures.
Resources on water suppliers to consumers, private well owners and schools, and public water systems; and rules on lead.
The free registry aims to help better account for the contributions and impacts of saltwater anglers on ocean ecosystems and coastal economies.
State agencies have been charged with the goal of obtaining 7,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy generation by 2035.
Complete guide to HABs, including how to report a bloom in New Jersey and information on the state’s response strategy.