N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-5.2 - Notification of historical discharges

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) All persons responsible for a discharge who know or suspect that a discharge has occurred prior to January 23, 1980, or who know or suspect that a discharge has occurred between January 23, 1980 and September 12, 1991, that was not required to be reported at that time, and who have not previously reported that discharge shall conduct a diligent inquiry and shall promptly upon completion of the diligent inquiry and discovery of a discharge notify the Department in writing of such discharge at the address given at 7:1E-5.8(f).
(b) All persons responsible for a discharge pursuant to (a) above who previously reported a discharge which occurred prior to January 23, 1980, or who know or suspect that a discharge has occurred between January 23, 1980 and September 12, 1991, that was not required to be reported at that time, shall promptly correct or supplement the prior notice to the Department if any of the information in the prior notice is determined to be false, misleading or inaccurate, or if additional relevant information is discovered which has not been previously reported to the Department.
(c) All persons responsible for a discharge who are required to make a notification pursuant to (a) or (b) above and who are subject to an investigation or cleanup action under any State or Federal law, may notify the Department of the discovery of a historical discharge as part of the periodic progress reports required during the investigation or cleanup if the discovery of the historical discharge is coincident with such investigation or cleanup.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-5.2
Amended by R.1996 d.252, effective 6/3/1996.
See: 27 N.J.R. 2337(a), 27 N.J.R. 2882(a), 28 N.J.R. 2858(a).

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