The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the launch of an enforcement project aimed at assisting municipalities stop illegal dumping. To assist, the DEP will procure and provide equipment, bring partners together for broad training on implementing an illegal dumping program at the local level, and impart strategies for deterring illegal dumping. The Attorney General’s office will offer guidance and training on pathways for both civil and criminal enforcement.
The initial 10-month project involves 11 municipalities throughout the state. Municipalities facing illegal dumping and interested in partnership with the DEP are encouraged to visit the DEP website for more information.
Contact: Frank Marshall, Esq., Associated General Counsel, FMarshall@njlm.org or 609-695-3481, ext. 137.