NJ DEP: Some Rules Were Made To Be Waived

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 3:51 PM EDT) -- Amidst strident objections from many in the environmental community, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) adopted on March 8, 2012, a new rule that allows the DEP to waive strict compliance with any of its rule requirements. The waiver rule was published in the April 2, 2012, New Jersey Register and becomes operational on Aug. 1, 2012.

The new rule is in response to Gov. Chris Christie’s Executive Order No. 2, issued on Jan. 20, 2010, which called on all state agencies to implement...
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