N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-5.5 - Notification of malfunctions in discharge detection systems

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

(a) The owner or operator of a major facility shall immediately notify the Department at (877) WARN DEP (927-6337) of any malfunction of a discharge detection or other discharge monitoring, prevention or safety system or device. In the event that this number is inoperable, any owner or operator of a major facility shall immediately notify the State Police at (609) 882-2000.
(b) Notification received by the Department pursuant to (a) above within 15 minutes of the time that the owner or operator knew, or reasonably should have known, of the occurrence of a malfunction shall be considered immediate. It shall be presumed that notification received by the Department more than 15 minutes after the owner or operator knew, or reasonably should have known, of the malfunction is not immediate. The owner or operator may rebut this presumption by satisfying the requirements of 7:1E-5.6.
(c) Within two hours of the initial notification, the owner or operator of a major facility shall notify the Department that one of the following situations exists:
1. The malfunction has been repaired;
2. An alternate discharge detection system has been activated for the equipment utilizing the malfunctioning system; or
3. The equipment protected by the discharge detection system has been taken out of service.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-5.5
Amended by R.2000 d.352, effective 8/21/2000.
See: 31 N.J.R. 3561(a), 32 N.J.R. 3091(a).
In (a), amended Department phone number.

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