NJ Bill Would Exempt Minor Pollution From DEP Regulations

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 5:39 PM EST) -- A New Jersey legislator introduced a bill Thursday that would require the state's Department of Environment Protection to establish the maximum amount of hazardous materials companies can legally use before having to get equipment permits and account for their emissions. 

Assemblyman Ruben J. Ramos' bill would establish the de minimus levels of air contaminants, hazardous air pollutants and hazardous substances that — as long as a company stayed under them — wouldn't require permits or accounting of emissions.

The bill also would establish that facilities storing...
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